Anitra Thorhaug, Ph.D. USA Club of Rome is the author of a detailed study of blue and black carbon in South East Asia as a partial solution to climate change.
Regeneration has been highly overlooked and needs serious contemplation as a global strategy in many sectors. The study is synchronized with her original study in 2019 with Poulos, Lopez-Portillo, Berlyn, Barr, et al. of blue carbon in the Gulf of Mexico.
These are the two primary areas (SE Asia and the Gulf of Mexico) where targeted massive restoration needs to be done to stem the tide of temperature rise. This is coupled also with her soon to be released manuscripts about the longevity of tropical restored seagrass with Southeast Asian investigators and seagrass restoration with 7 Southeast Asian investigators.
In 2016, Thorhaug did a very large study with 25 co-investigators of 1786 seagrass restoration trials around the world (Van Katwijk, Thorhaug et al 2016).
Note: As a Climate Change strategy, tropical forests burn down, destroying the investment. Seagrass has never burned. Mangroves almost never burn.
Altogether these works form a factual basis needed for policies of various governments and private industry and commerce to move forward with restoration plans for secure carbon sequestration, receiving as collateral beneficial services increased food from fisheries, better habitat for endangered species and higher biodiversity, and water clarification for tourism, and multiple employment opportunities especially in impacted tropical bays and estuaries. (Most of which lie in newly-industrializing nations.) There are other Asian, African, and South American opportunities also available.