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UNEP Carbon Calculator

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Very large cuts in emissions of greenhouse gases are needed if we are to avoid the worst effects of global climate change. This iPhone App illustrates the vital contribution that terrestrial and marine ecosystems can and must make to reducing concentrations of atmospheric greenhouse gases by sequestering and storing carbon.

UNEP Carbon Calculator enables you to calculate habitat area needed to bind used carbon from your travel by car, train or plane. Read about how you can make a difference and learn about each ecosystem. Learn more about the United Nations Environment Programme, Blue Carbon and REDD+. Follow the included links to external web pages for further reading.

Habitats available:
- Mangrove Forests
- Saltwater Marshlands
- Seagrass Meadows
- Equatorial Rain Forests
- Tropical Moist Forests
- Tropical Montane Forests
- Tropical Dry Forests