Coastal ecosystems are highly biodiverse areas where land and the sea meet. When they are healthy, they provide a range of services that form the foundation of human well-being. At the same time these ecosystems are are in a rapid decline due to unchecked disturbances caused by human activity.
Marmoris uses GIS, Remote Sensing and Artificial intelligence (GIS-RS-AI) to help stakeholders involved in coastal ecosystem conservation make data-driven decisions. Our aim is to provide solutions that are relevant, easy to access, and offer actionable insights. This will allow stakeholders to increase the effectiveness of their work and lower their costs.
“Covering less than one percent of the ocean floor, reefs support an estimated twenty-five percent of all marine life, with over 4,000 species of fish alone. Reefs provide spawning, nursery, refuge and feeding areas for a large variety of organisms.”
International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI)
“Coastal ecosystems provide us with an integral service – sequestering and storing “blue” carbon from the atmosphere and oceans and hence are an essential piece of the solution to global climate change.”
the BLUE CARBON initiative
“Climate change is damaging coral reefs and other key ecosystems. People are cutting too much wood from mangroves and clearing them for fish farms and other activities. Overfishing is threatening the stability of fish stocks, nutrient pollution is contributing to the creation of dead zones, and nearly 80 per cent of the world’s wastewater is discharged without treatment.”
The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration
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