Natural environment:

Te pitomata o ngā pūnaha rauropi ā-whenua, ā-moana hoki ki te hopu waro

Carbon capture potential of terrestrial and marine ecosystems

​Action area N4: Maximise potential of terrestrial and marine ecosystems to capture carbon

  • Support research and pilot projects that measure the biological sequestration of carbon in terrestrial, freshwater and marine ecosystems.
  • Improve understanding of soil carbon sequestration potential of different land management practices.
  • Identify opportunities for businesses and individuals in the region to contribute to carbon sequestration schemes that support their emissions reduction goals and wider social and environmental outcomes.

A waterway in a green field.

Enhancing our waterways