Why negotiators at Doha should care about the world’s forgotten mangroves

DOHA, Qatar (28 November, 2012)_New estimates have shown that when coastal ecosystems suffer degradation or are converted for aquaculture, upstream dams, dredging or urban development, up to one billion metric tons of carbon is emitted into the atmosphere every year – with over half of that coming from mangrove destruction alone.This article was originally posted on Forests News. Click here to read the full article.