Kenya: 2021 Mangrove Planting Underway

8 July, 2021 | Thomas Devesa
Categories: CO2Balance, Kenya, Mangroves

CO2balance, in partnership with Natural Capital Partners, are targeting a massive 200,000 trees planted in this year’s planting season. The mangrove rehabilitation project, which saw 54,400 trees planted in 2020, is back underway for 2021. The project is situated along Mtwapa Creek, Kenya and supports two mangrove rehabilitation groups; Abent and Comensum. The groups are… Read the full article >


Kilifi Community Mangrove Project: hearing from the ground

28 July, 2020 | Thomas Devesa
Categories: Case Study, CO2Balance, CSR Projects, Kenya, Mangroves

In our first blog post on the new Kilifi Community Mangrove Project we were introduced to the two community groups undertaking the planting of 50,000 mangrove seedlings; Abent and Comensum Mangrove Rehabilitation Groups. We have been speaking to members of the groups about their experiences with the project. Abent We spoke to Lucy and Anthony,… Read the full article >


Kilifi Community Mangrove Project Underway

3 July, 2020 | Thomas Devesa
Categories: Climate Change, CO2Balance, CSR Projects, Kenya, Mangroves

Globally, mangrove deforestation occurs at a rate of 0.17% per year. This equates to roughly 24 million tonnes of CO2 lost to the atmosphere each year. To compare, Myanmar’s annual emissions are of a similar scale[1]. Mangrove ecosystems are hugely beneficial both in terms of carbon storage and the ecosystem services they provide. Mangroves provide… Read the full article >


World Wildlife Day, Africa Environment Day and Wangari Maathai Day 2020

3 March, 2020 | Thomas Devesa
Categories: Kenya, Mangroves, World Days

Today marks the celebration of the UN’s World Wildlife Day alongside Africa Environment Day and Wangari Maathai Day. The 2020 theme for World Wildlife Day is “Sustaining all life on Earth”. Taking inspiration from World Wildlife Day, Africa Environment Day was established by the Organisation of African Unity in 2002 as a way of raising… Read the full article >