What can mangroves tell us about carbon sequestration? Today, Dr. Robert Twilley joins the podcast to share his thoughts on this question and other important climate-related topics…

Dr. Twilley has been involved in carbon research for decades, and currently serves as the Executive Director of Louisiana Sea Grant College. Additionally, he is a Professor in the Department of Oceanography and Coastal Science at Louisiana State University.

Carbon storage tells scientists a lot about how it interacts with nature – and Dr. Twilley is particularly interested in the role mangroves play in this process. What has he found in his years of interactive research of this subject? Click play to find out…

Jump in to explore:

  • What a carbon budget is, and what it can tell us about mangrove ecosystems. 
  • The methods used to measure carbon storage in mangroves. 
  • What wood growth in mangroves can reveal about carbon sequestration. 
  • The role mangrove ecosystems play in cleaning our air.

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