Crooks' international blue carbon working groups are discussing the details for a supplement on blue carbon for the fifth IPCC assessment report, to be finalized in 2014.
"It's not a slam-dunk," Crooks said. "But the conservation benefits to protect these ecosystems is very high indeed; there is a lot of value in improving this."
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