The proof is in the numbers: Our use of many marine resources is simply unsustainable.
From Senegal to Costa Rica, communities are working to restore coastal ecosystems to help combat climate change.
Students and scientists alike will learn more about these ecosystems through a new crowd-sourcing tool.
In China alone, the marine economy generates 9.7% of GDP and 34.2 million jobs.
More people than ever are talking about how nature can help us adapt to climate change impacts.
Beneath the water, carbon accumulated over thousands of years lies locked in the mud.
New digital tools help explain and protect coastal ecosystems.
Coastal ecosystems can store up to five times the amount of carbon as some forests.
These 2011 successes are scaling up conservation efforts to have the global impact we need.
Last week I traveled to Bali, Indonesia to lead a meeting of 30 international experts to discuss “blue carbon” —