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Begin your journey to
carbon negative 

Join our race to real zero carbon emission by investing in large scale reforestation and afforestation of degraded mangrove habitats. 

Let Your Investments and Business Take Their Responsibility to Eliminate Carbon Emissions

To avoid a climate catastrophe, we need to remove the excess carbon from our atmosphere. The best solution is nature-based:

 

Reforestation and afforestation of degraded natural habitats is essential to fight climate change. 

The bluemangrove project provides over +180'000 ha arid land of depleted or destroyed Mangrove habitats to get restored. Let's act NOW!

 

A growing number of responsible investors and companies are committed to create a positive impact for people and our planet.

Invest in green infrastructure

Learn more about restoring ecosystems and our pipeline of investment grade of real NBS projects.

Who are we?

bluemangrove is a private-public partnership with the aim to re-establish mangrove forests along costal lines. We develop investable blue carbon projects. 

Targeted Audience

The bluemangrove project aims at attracting funds from a diverse pool of domestic and international corporations, for-profit investors and non-profit donors.

Science UNFCCC

All our Mangrove reforestation efforts are real, verified, additional with permanence. Although the CDMs are canceled, the baselines AR-AM0014 are still in place. All our efforts (including the SDGs) are scientific measured, governed and monitored following the highest standards.

 

We are no "Agroforestry" model. We restore large scale depleted ecosystems. We comply with all ITMO rules for corresponding adjustments. Our projects are NDC excluded, so no double counting.

 

Our focus is on habitat and permanence. Hopefully, all greenwashing and double counting will be eliminated forever.

Carbon storage above and below ground

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The best carbon is the carbon that is never emitted.

 

We encourage every investor and business to reduce and avoid emissions before choosing the compensation route.


When carbon sequestration is needed, the best technology is nature itself. Forest habitats are an amazing carbon sink: Mangroves sequester carbon two to four times greater than mature tropical forests and store three to five times more carbon per equivalent area than tropical forests like the Amazon rainforest.

For carbon emissions that cannot be avoided, we offer two compensation routes:

 

Direct Investment in our mangrove plantation. Trees generate carbon credits as they grow over 20 to 30 years allowing you to offset equivalent amounts. While your forest grows, it provides amazing narratives on the positive impacts for people, climate and nature.

 

We sell Carbon credits for immediate offset. These credits* (or certificates) originate from our Mangrove forest following the baseline of UNFCCC CDM AR-AM0014 for large scale reforestation and afforestation of degraded Mangrove habitats. The outcome of Article 6 of the Paris Agreement and bilateral country agreements will set the new rules for NDCs and ITMOs metrics for the corresponding adjustments, proceeds and adaptation finance. One of the key outcomes of the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow was the approval of Article 6 – the Paris Agreement’s rulebook governing carbon markets: The land plots must be Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) excluded to avoid carbon double counting. In addition: carbon credits must have a governmental allowance for carbon exports. We fulfil all requirements of the Paris Agreement’s carbon market rulebook.

*carbon credit = 1 tonne of CO2

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We Grow the Numbers

+180'000

Hectare degraded Land

900M

Trees to plant

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Projects in MENA Region, West-Africa, Central America

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Business Partners

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Government Partners

Why engage with us?

We acknowledges our responsibility to promote and invest in a more sustainable economy for society and the planet. We understand that this process is only possible through the engagement of our partners, clients and suppliers.

We are committed to comply with the Paris Agreement to limit global warming to below two degree Celsius and to become carbon neutral by 2030. We even go beyond: The aim is real zero emission in the future. Therefore, we only build real, additional, scientific verified and active carbon sinks with permanence. Our Target is to develop a pipeline of investment grade projects to financing a low carbon future. Nobody will ever get net zero without real GHG removal. GHG reduction and mitigation is needed, but we still continue to pollute and consume our natural resources. We also need to fix nature to build real carbon sinks and to halt negative effects of further warming. We need to go beyond "plant-a-tree" forests. Seedlings and agro-forestry is no forest habitat or healthy ecosystem with permanence. We build on the rich diversity of ecosystems for adaptation, disaster risk reduction and biodiversity to reduce local poverty and prevent civil conflicts.

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How to engage with us?

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IMPACT INVESTMENT

You are an institutional investor seeking exposure to GREEN infrastructure assets and real impact investments. Your funds restore and reforest degraded Mangrove habitats. Where necessary, we also create attached circular, sustainable economies (e.g. honey business, oyster farming and Salicornia fields) to reduce local poverty and to provide food security. This supports the permanence of the blue carbon ecosystem.

 

 

INVESTORS

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REAL ZERO 

Be it voluntary or obligatory, we need to return to our planet what we took from her. Whatever your offsetting needs are, we have a solution for your business. And rest assured. Your funds are channelled towards the highest quality projects possible: Those that accelerate our transition to a sustainable future: real, additional, verified and permanent. We are no agro-forestry, we do not compete with agricultural land. Mangroves do not burn, need no fertiliser and no pesticides. 

COMPENSATORS

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DOING GOOD

We go beyond the "plant-a-tree" model. We restore ecosystems and address economic poverty and inequality. Of course, the personal carbon footprint - caused by eating, driving and shopping - can be reduced. But we all have to do more to effectively to solve todays pressing environmental challenges.

We meet many UN Sustainable Development Goals with our projects.

 

DONORS

Our Policy

We support the fight against climate change and accelerate the momentum of restoring nature, valuing its diverse services. 

 

We assist governments on conservation, restoration and management of salt-water ecosystems, such as mangrove forests.

We walk proven ground, as we continue to use the findings and output from our existing mangrove reforestation.

We contribute to the development of local communities in their efforts to re-greening their coasts, creating jobs and income. 

 

We fund and restore nature that had been clear-cut by humans and natural disasters. We plant mangrove forests where they used to grow in the past. Mangroves do not need fresh water. They grow in salt and brackish water. 

We are proud of working together with our local partners

The  Swiss Team

Dr. Hans-Ludwig Dankwardt, partner

Hans is focused on innovative water and renewal energy technologies, environmental engineering as well as food safety based on Seawater Agriculture in the Middle East Region.

 

Dr. Gabriele Roselius, partner

Gabriele designs strategic and operational frameworks for innovative, entrepreneurial situations, and has gained knowledge in managing business units at a global and regional level. She transforms climate risks into business opportunities and green impact investment.

 

Blaise Girard, partner

Blaise brings cross boarder advisory knowledge including debt and equity capital market financing, acquisitions, divestments, defence and portfolio optimisation. 

Anthony Hawkins, team

Anthony advises on strategic issues, legal, risk management and helps to develop contractual agreements for our projects in the Middle East Region.

 

Dr. Abel Riaza-Frutos, team

Abel supports us with his knowledge in desalination, drinking water, wastewater treatment, reuse and Zero Liquid Discharge projects. 

 

Dr. Roman Hohl, team

Roman consults with us on agriculture (re)insurances and risk transfer matters. 

Tomoo Shoji MSc., team
Tomoo designs and facilitates the environmental project. Tomoo adds strong technical expertise to the reforestation project capabilities and execution. 

Badar Yousuf Al Bulushi, team
Badar worked for the ministry of environmental authority & climate affairs of the Sultanate of Oman. He knows everything about large-scale mangrove transplanting projects. He heads and manages large scale transplanting projects.

 

Our International Partners

Neal Spackman, founder & CEO Regenerative Resources Corporation (RRC)

Neal manages the sites in Ghana and Mexico. He is founder and CEO of Regenerative Resources is an internationally recognized pioneer of hyperarid agroforestries.

Ned Daugherty, founder RRC

Ned is the founder of H20 Futures, which provided design and planning consultancies for passive energy system applications, including on-site ‘smart’ water capture, treatment and reuse, and productive landscape ecology. He is leading major land planning and architectural projects around the world. 

Tahera Hamdani, founder RRC

Tahera is a change management specialist, with expertise in strategic advisory services and delivering large, complex transformation in dynamic and ever-evolving environments.

Howard Weiss, founder RRC

Howard has extensive knowledge of sea-water based agriculture through his work with the Seawater Foundation and Seawater Works, where he has acted as both Communications Director and Project Manager. 

Christian Bertacchini, founder RRC

Christian runs the Latein America Operations. His expertise develops into collaborations with various governments to find innovative ways of furthering their economic development goals and meeting climate change adoption targets.

Douglas Isaacson, founder RRC

Douglas is the Director of Licensing & Partnerships. He has developed licensing and sponsorship programs for corporations, government and institutions.

Seawater Solutions

Ecological Services, regenerative agricultures, environmental restoration, agricultural technology, economic development.

 

Forliance / Gold Standard

Support for the planning, implementation and optimisation of your land-use project. They offer support from pre-feasibility studies to full due diligence covering amongst others, assessments of environmental and climate risks, yield analyses, market potential, legal analyses, financial requirements and costs, ESG performance, and the development or assessment of business plans.

German University of Oman (GUTech/Dr. Hind)

Regenerative Resources Company's work uses seawater in sustainable agricultural developments, a concept developed and proven by scientist Carl Hodges.

In August 2021 Macun International LLC entered into a cooperation with Regenerative Resources Corporation to complement our knowledge and to expand our portfolio of geographical plantation sites.

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Let's get inspired what nature based solutions can do for the world - much better than just reducing our footprint. We have the potential for regeneration.

Wealth must be linked to ecological functions. Please have a look yourself how we all can heal earth.

Humans are not destructive by nature but by habit

Neal Spackman

Founder of Regenerative Resources Corporation

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WE ARE OPEN FOR FUNDING REFORESTATION IN GHANA

We supports policymakers effort to meet their NDCs. In fact, we go beyond the mere reduction and mitigation of CO2e emission plans.  We provide next to restoring degraded Mangrove habitats also Nature-based Solutions (“NbS”). 

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IF ECOLOGICAL DEGRATION LEADS TO POVERTY, THEN ECOLOGY LEADS TO WEALTH

We know that it doesn't make sense to grow trees, unless we address why people are cutting down trees in the first place. In partnership with local communities, we develop powerful nature-based solutions that address both economy and ecology. With our projects we fulfil - evidence proven - the UN Sustainable Development Goals ("UN SDGs").

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Join us now!

Working together is how we solve the climate crisis. We offer investors and donators the highest possible carbon capture opportunity: Real and additional carbon sequestration. 100% of the fund goes directly into reforestation and afforestation of degraded mangrove habitats. All activities are regulated and audited.

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