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Defining and Assessing UK Blue Carbon Ecosystems in the Context of the Ramsar Convention and the Contribution to Global Climate Change Mitigation - BE01104

Description
The aim of this study is to investigate strategic wetland information issues, including understanding the importance of Ramsar Sites in protecting Blue Carbon habitats across the UK. The project will set out the role and importance of the Ramsar Convention in the conservation and wise use of UK coastal blue-carbon ecosystems. This will contribute to an increased understanding of the various important benefits delivered by blue carbon ecosystems e.g., for biodiversity and carbon sequestration, as well as the need for their protection and enhancement.
Objective
Collating and analysing data on where UK Ramsar Sites overlap with Blue Carbon ecosystems.

Understanding the role and contribution of the Ramsar Convention in the conservation of these ecosystems as well as the role and importance of these sites for carbon sequestration.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2022

To: 2022

Cost: £9,965
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Marine Space Ltd
Keywords
Biodiversity              
Ecology              
Environmental Impact              
Habitats              
Natural Environment - Ecosystem services              
Wetlands