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Friends of Ocean Action Launches New Initiative to Conserve and Restore Mangrove Forests

Matt Curnock | Ocean Image Bank
As demand grows for blue carbon credits, the businesses driving this growth have a responsibility to ensure returns are net positive for nature and people.

The Mangroves Working Group, led by Friends of Ocean Action in collaboration with, aims to raise ambition and deliver action towards the conservation and restoration of mangrove forests, by enabling companies and investors to enhance the blue carbon market with support from non-profit leaders and experts. Objectives include: delivering actions towards the group’s ambition, knowledge sharing and capacity-building among members, connecting investors with projects, and, ultimately, enabling the flow of more blue carbon credits into the voluntary carbon market.


The Mangroves Working Group will conserve and restore mangrove forests by building a “blue” carbon market, find out why this conserving these forests is critical:

How you can get involved:

Friends of Ocean Action are currently seeking corporate members to join this working group and engage in thought leadership, working group meetings, public speaking opportunities, and other activities to elevate the agenda of mangrove conservation and restoration. If you would like more information, get in touch!


Learn more from Corporate Champion of the Mangroves Working Group: What are blue carbon credits and how to maximise their impact

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