Qatar’s Mangroves: Why they matter for climate change

60 km from the site of the UN climate change talks in Doha, Indonesian scientist Daniel Murdiyarso and Qatar-based scientist Mohamad Khawlie explore Qatar’s most important ecosystem – the mangroves – and explain their significance for climate change – both in absorbing carbon, and helping cities adapt to storms and sea level rises.

For more information, visit:
http://blog.cifor.org/11920/why-negotiators-at-doha-should-care-about-the-worlds-forgotten-mangroves/#.UMBw23OkQXw

To read CIFOR publications about carbon storage in mangroves, visit these links:
http://www.cifor.org/online-library/browse/view-publication/publication/3233.html

http://www.cifor.org/online-library/browse/view-publication/publication/3401.html

For more stories from COP 18 in Doha, visit www.blog.cifor.org/cop18

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