With around 3 million hectares, Indonesia houses almost a quarter of the worlds mangroves, larger than any continent. To date, they face tremendous pressures from aquaculture and agriculture development with current loss of 1.2% annually. Mainstreaming mangrove sustainable management through a national regulatory framework and linking it with global framework such as Paris Agreement and Sustainable Development Goal is very timely.
Topic: wetlands, mangroves, conservation, climate change, mitigation, adaptation
Publisher: CRC Press, Boca Raton, USA
Publication Year: 2018
Source: Lisamarie Windham-Myers, Stephen Crooks, Tiffany G. Troxler (eds.) A Blue Carbon Primer: The State of Coastal Wetland Carbon Science, Practice and Policy. 295-305