Full project name: Blue Carbon Mangrove Conservation & Restoration
Location: Campeche, Nayarit, Veracruz and Quintana Roo – Mexico
Impact on region/communities:
The project will improve biodiversity conservation, ecosystem restoration and enhance local community livelihoods. Conservation activities include the rehabilitation of tidal canals, community-based surveillance for threats to mangroves and biodiversity, sustainable activities like ecotourism, beekeeping and silvopasture, fostering communal (Ejidos) and community-based land use planning, soil rehabilitation, and long-term monitoring of deforestation, birds and mammals.
Carbon standard/verification: Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) + Climate, Community & Biodiversity (CCB) Standards
Size/scale: 450,000 hectares
CO2e to be removed: 1,300,000 (tCO2e/year)
Timescale: 40 years