The term Blue Carbon (BC) was first coined a decade ago to describe the disproportionately large contribution of coastal vegetated ecosystems to global carbon sequestration. The role of BC in climate change mitigation and adaptation has now reached international prominence. To help prioritise future research, we assembled leading experts in the field to agree upon […]

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Defra Press Office, Posted on:27 August 2019 Over the weekend, the Prime Minister called for greater international action and more ambitious global targets to end biodiversity loss and tackle climate change. As part of this, he urged countries to back Britain’s call to protect 30% of the world’s ocean by 2030 (the ‘30by30’ target). The Government has […]

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Community engagement on climate adaptation to flood risk This evidence review is part of a larger project looking at community engagement for long-term adaptation to flood and coastal erosion risk. This evidence review is part of a larger project looking at community engagement for long-term adaptation to flood and coastal erosion risk. Climate change may […]

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