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Blue Carbon, the new frontierBlue Carbon, the new frontier

Blue carbon sinks such as mangroves,
salt marshes and sea grass may be absorbing up to 50% of the world’s
transport emissions and yet we have lost 25-30% of these precious ecosystems
in the the last 60-70 years. One possibility is for countries in the
north to pay countries in the south to preserve and rehabilitate these
ecosystems in an effort to combat climate change. 

Tree planting in CopenhagenTree planting in Copenhagen

Danish Minister of Environment, Troles Lund Poulsen, along with about  four hundred school children take part in a tree planting exercise in Copenhagen in which 2000 trees were planted.

Climate MazeClimate Maze

Climate Maze

Prospects for a deal in CopenhagenProspects for a deal in Copenhagen

Countries meeting at the United Nations climate change conference may be closer than some observers realise to agreeing the emissions cuts required to give the world a reasonable chance of avoiding global warming of more than 2°C, according to an analysis by Nicholas Stern and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

Easy Like WaterEasy Like Water

In Bangladesh, solar-powered boat-schools are turning the front lines of climate change into a community of learning. As the water steals the land, one man’s vision is re-casting the rising rivers as channels of communication and transforming lives.