Mangroves and Seagrass: The Future of Blue Carbon Financing

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What are Coastal Ecosystems?

Coastal ecosystems are an essential resource for marine life, and local coastal communities, who represent 37 percent of the global population in 2017. The coastal zone is an area of highly dynamic and productive ecosystems. Coastal ecosystems are areas where land and water join to create an environment with a…

A tale of Illegal Unreported and Unregulated fishing practices

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Our Blue Planet

We live on a blue planet; oceans cover 70 percent of the world’s surface and play a central role in supporting life on earth. The ocean supports a multitude of life forms, ranging from the blue whale, the largest animal on the planet, to tiny microorganisms.

Biological diversity is imperative…

Let's unlock the key to carbon reductions

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First of all….What are peatlands?

Peatlands are incredibly old landforms that have played an important role in the development of our natural history and are now found in almost every country in the world. The term ‘peatland’ refers to the peat soil and the wetland habitat growing on its surface. …

Moscow, Russia- Saint Basil’s Cathedral
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COVID-19 has transformed the world as we once knew it. Over the course of a few weeks countries diligently began to close their borders, halt production, reallocate public expenditures, and enforce ‘stay at home’ orders; all in an attempt to “flatten the curve” of coronavirus cases within their borders.


Alison Reiszadeh

Ottawa Based Writer- I write articles about underrated and overlooked issues regarding climate change, the environment, and biodiversity loss

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