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Mangrove Forest Protection

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Area: 5888268 km2
Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Countries: Colombia
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Integrated Water Resource Management (SDG 6.5)
Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)
Climate Resilience and Adaptation (SDG 13.1)
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Nature-Based Solutions
Progress to Date: 1000000 Estimated tons carbon dioxide removed
Services Needed: Technical assistance
Desired Partner: Business
Language: English
Start & End Dates: Jan. 01, 2019  »  Ongoing
Project Website: www.conservation.org/stories/critical-investment-in-blue-car...
Project Source: CEO Water Mandate
Profile Completion: 67%

Project Overview

Mangroves are threatened by agriculture, tourism, and logging. This project conserves and restores 27,000 acres of natural mangrove forests. The project will remove an estimated 1 million tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere in its lifetime. In partnership with Apple, this initiative will test a new approach to valuing the full carbon potential of mangrove ecosystems.

Partner Organizations

Conservation International (CI) works to ensure a healthy and productive planet for us all. Yet economic and infrastructure development, which are so necessary for human well-being, can also have serious impacts on nature. That is why CI is working at … Learn More

Cora Snyder
Marielle Weikel
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