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Blue carbon

The role of healthy oceans in binding carbon

This inter-agency report by UNEP, FAO and IOC/UNESCO highlights the role of ocean ecosystems in binding carbon. Over half of all biological carbon captured in the world is captured by marine living organisms. So our coast and estuaries can play an important role in regulating climate change.


To download a full PDF document (14MB) or individual chapters (smaller file sizes) please visit the UNEP/GRID-Arnedal website.

Click the image above to access the interactive ebook report (72MB).

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