Indonesia has more mangroves than any other country in the world - more than 2.9 million hectares that store one third of the world's coastal carbon stock. With this potential, mangroves are Indonesia's best hope for slowing climate change. CIFOR Principal Scientist, Daniel Murdiyarso talks about what needs to be done to protect the archipelago's mangrove forests.
Learn more about the findings from CIFOR's new study,“The potential of Indonesian mangrove forests for global climate change mitigation” in our Forest News blog: http://blog.cifor.org/31112
CIFOR experts share their insight on current publications and ongoing issues in forests and landscape research. Many of these talks are filmed during CIFOR's Science@10 sessions, which take place weekly at CIFOR's headquarters in Bogor, Indonesia.