Sinking vast amounts of seaweed in the deep ocean is currently being proposed as a promising ocean carbon dioxide removal strategy as well as a natural-based solution to mitigate climate change. Still, marketable carbon offsets through large-scale seaweed sinking in the deep ocean lack documentation and could involve unintended environmental and social consequences. Managing the risks requires a number of urgent actions.
|Journal||Environmental Research Letters|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Aug 2022|
- carbon sequestration
- carbon sink
- unintended consequences