Threats to Blue Carbon Reservoir

  • Abhijit Mitra
  • Sufia Zaman


The reservoir of blue carbon is perhaps the most valuable of all natural assets as it is not only the source of several bioactive molecules to run the wheel of human civilization smoothly, but also is the source of future fuel and energy. Several ecosystem services of blue carbon are still under the carpet. How many of us know that silver nanoparticles can even be synthesized from the extracts of seaweeds such as Sargassum plagiophyllum, Ulva reticulata and Enteromorpha compressa?


Salt Marsh Storm Surge Mangrove Forest Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Mangrove Species 
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  1. 1.Department of Marine ScienceUniversity of CalcuttaKolkataIndia
  2. 2.Division of OceanographyTechno India UniversityKolkataIndia

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