Mangrove as Carbon Sinks
An article was published in Strait Times on 1st Dec 2011 about mangrove’s ecological service as a carbon sink.
What is carbon sink? Carbon sink can be summarized with the following cartoon picture
Highlights of the article
- Mangrove plants and their muddy terrains can store fives times more carbon compared to their terrestrial counterparts i.e. tropical forests
- IUCN has mentioned that mangrove forests should be included in REDD+
Kindly read rest of the article from: mangrove_carbon_straits_dec11