Experts also warn that trading soil carbon 'may have undesirable consequences' for food security.
BOGOR, Indonesia (14 March, 2012)_“Oceans” will be one of the key issues under discussion at Rio+20 to ensure the protection of marine resources, yet mangroves – whose carbon sequestering ability and raft of ocean ecosystem services are being lost at an "alarming rate" -- are not mentioned at all in the summit’s zero draft agenda.
The move may protect up to 8.5 million hectares of extra forest and peatland.
The presence of 'charismatic' species may boost the marketing value of carbon credits for corporations.
The American state is moving forward, well ahead of national actors.
“Everybody is waiting for those policy signals to emerge.”