Research briefing 01: Bottom trawling and the climate crisis

Bottom trawling has long attracted attention and debate for its impacts on non-target species and seafloor habitats, and is thought to be the most widespread cause of human disturbance to these habitats. In recent years, concerns have also been raised about bottom trawling’s potential contributions to the climate crisis. This new briefing summarises this emerging […]

Identifying mangrove blue carbon barriers – key considerations for policy makers

Mangrove and other blue carbon ecosystems provide extensive climate mitigation and adaptation benefits, as well as a range of other services that underpin coastal livelihoods. Yet these precious ecosystems are being lost rapidly, with devastating consequences for the climate and coastal communities. Carbon projects have the potential to raise funds to deliver mangrove conservation and […]