Australia’s hidden opportunity to cut carbon emissions, and make money in the process

1 Nov 2019
Seagrass at Queensland’s Gladstone Harbour. Credit: James Cook University

It’s no secret that cutting down trees is a main driver of climate change. But a forgotten group of plants is critically important to fixing our climate — and they are being destroyed at an alarming rate.

Mangroves, tidal marshes and seagrasses along Australia’s coasts store huge amounts of greenhouse gases, known as blue carbon.

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