Apple promotes mangrove conservation efforts on Earth Day

CNET | 4/22/2019 | Justin Jaffe
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An image of the mangrove forest in Cispatá Bay, Colombia.

To celebrate Earth Day today and promote its own conversation efforts, Apple has posted an in-depth account of its partnership with Conservation International to support a 27,000-acre mangrove forest in Colombia. The company says the forest will eventually sequester 1 million metric tons of CO2.

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Conservation International says that coastal ecosystems, when damaged, emit their carbon reserves into the atmosphere. The organization estimates that the mangrove forest and other damaged ecosystems could release as much as 1 billion metric tons of CO2 annually -- equivalent to the total annual emissions...
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