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Publication Thumbnail: Democractic Republic of Congo: Mapping REDD+ Finance Flows 2009-2014 Democractic Republic of Congo: Mapping REDD+ Finance Flows...

The Democratic Republic of Congo is one of thirteen...

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Community protocols were recognized as legal instruments in Brazil...

Publication Thumbnail: Plano de Vida Yawanawa Plano de Vida Yawanawa

The Yawanawa Life Plan establishes how territorial governance is...

Publication Thumbnail: Ghana - Mapping REDD+ Finance Flows 2009-2014 Ghana - Mapping REDD+ Finance Flows 2009-2014

REDDX was first launched in Ghana in early 2011...

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  • Forests Can Play an Essential Role in Reducing Climate Change Impacts of Aviation

    Forests Can Play an Essential Role in Reducing Climate Change Impacts of Aviation

    Leading international NGOs issue a joint policy paper recommending REDD+ as an integral part of meeting 7.8 billion tonne aviation emission gap

    April 2016

  • West African Forestry Leaders Take Historic Action to Fight Illegal Rosewood Trade

    West African Forestry Leaders Take Historic Action to Fight Illegal Rosewood Trade April 2016

  •  New Initiative Aims to Move DRC from Preparation to Large-Scale Action on Forest Protection Goals

    New Initiative Aims to Move DRC from Preparation to Large-Scale Action on Forest Protection Goals April 2016

  • Forest Finance to Ghana Focuses on Making Cocoa Farming More Sustainable

    Forest Finance to Ghana Focuses on Making Cocoa Farming More Sustainable April 2016

  • Norway’s $150 Million Pledge Gives New Life to Forest Conservation in Liberia

    Norway’s $150 Million Pledge Gives New Life to Forest Conservation in Liberia April 2016

  • Forest Finance to Papua New Guinea Growing, but Not Yet Sufficient

    Forest Finance to Papua New Guinea Growing, but Not Yet Sufficient March 2016

  • REDD+ Finance to Tanzania Drying Up

    REDD+ Finance to Tanzania Drying Up March 2016

  • Despite Demand-Side Challenges, Forest Carbon Initiatives Deliver on Multiple Benefits

    Despite Demand-Side Challenges, Forest Carbon Initiatives Deliver on Multiple Benefits

    New Ecosystem Marketplace report finds offset buyers seek to protect biodiversity, benefit communities

    March 2016

  • Natural Resources a Blind Spot in Peace Agreements

    Natural Resources a Blind Spot in Peace Agreements January 2016

  • Chinese Demand for Illegal Rosewood Drives Tropical Forest Destruction in Asia, Africa

    Chinese Demand for Illegal Rosewood Drives Tropical Forest Destruction in Asia, Africa

    Classical furniture boom presents urgent challenges for legal, sustainable sourcing

    December 2015

  • Public, Private Finance for Forests Converge at Climate Tipping Point

    Public, Private Finance for Forests Converge at Climate Tipping Point

    Ecosystem Marketplace tracks record demand for forest carbon offsets in 2014

    November 2015

  • New Report on Forest Finance Offers Climate Negotiators in Paris a Clear Path to Tackle Climate Change and Deforestation

    New Report on Forest Finance Offers Climate Negotiators in Paris a Clear Path to Tackle Climate Change and Deforestation November 2015

  • UN Declaration Drives Private Sector Action on Sustainable Supply Chains

    UN Declaration Drives Private Sector Action on Sustainable Supply Chains September 2015

  • Lima to Restore Pre-Incan Water Management System to Confront Water Crisis

    Lima to Restore Pre-Incan Water Management System to Confront Water Crisis

    Lima Water Users to Invest More than $110 Million in Green Infrastructure and Climate Change Adaptation

    April 2015

  • Corporate Carbon Offset Buyers Dispel Greenwashing Myths

    Corporate Carbon Offset Buyers Dispel Greenwashing Myths March 2015

  • State of the Voluntary Carbon Markets 2015 Prospectus

    State of the Voluntary Carbon Markets 2015 Prospectus March 2015

  • Corporate Buyers Stick with Voluntary Carbon Offsetting in Transitional Year

    Corporate Buyers Stick with Voluntary Carbon Offsetting in Transitional Year May 2014

  • Voluntary Carbon Offsetting Tops 100 Million Tonnes as Market Goes “Clean and Green”

    Voluntary Carbon Offsetting Tops 100 Million Tonnes as Market Goes “Clean and Green” May 2013

  • Forest Carbon Prices Doubled in Record-Setting 2011

    Forest Carbon Prices Doubled in Record-Setting 2011 November 2012

  • Peru Environment Ministry Confronts Water Crisis with Focus on Investment in Nature

    Peru Environment Ministry Confronts Water Crisis with Focus on Investment in Nature May 2012

  • Voluntary Carbon Offsetting Hits Three-Year High on US Action, Wind Farms, and Clean Development

    Voluntary Carbon Offsetting Hits Three-Year High on US Action, Wind Farms, and Clean Development May 2012

  • Sierra Gorda Earns VCS, CCB Validation – a Win for Mexican Farmers and Global Climate

    Sierra Gorda Earns VCS, CCB Validation – a Win for Mexican Farmers and Global Climate July 2011

  • Fair Trade organic coffee production in Nicaragua — Sustainable development or a poverty trap?

    Fair Trade organic coffee production in Nicaragua — Sustainable development or a poverty trap? 2009 - Joni Valkila

  • Climate Change Policy

    Climate Change Policy

    Reinsurance Association of America (RAA)

    September 2008 - RAA

  • Zimbabwe: Redd Credits Over Supply Affects Sales

    Zimbabwe: Redd Credits Over Supply Affects Sales June 2014 - Jeffrey Gogo

  • Conservationists split over 'biodiversity offsetting' plans

    Conservationists split over 'biodiversity offsetting' plans June 2014 - John Vidal

  • Can we have a robust public debate on biodiversity offsetting?

    Can we have a robust public debate on biodiversity offsetting? June 2014

  • Should companies mitigate their impacts on nature?

    Should companies mitigate their impacts on nature? June 2014 - Francis Vorhies

  • Will Burma's timber ban curb or entrench corruption?

    Will Burma's timber ban curb or entrench corruption? April 2014 - Feliz Solomon - DVB

  • Valorando Naturaleza

    Valorando Naturaleza April 2014 - Felipe Carazo - El Financiero

  • California To Lock Carbon On Farms And Forests

    California To Lock Carbon On Farms And Forests April 2014 - Huffington Post Blog

  • Doubts Over Log Export Ban

    Doubts Over Log Export Ban April 2014 - Bill O'Toole - The Myanmar Times

  • Almir Surui- Perseverance Under Pressure

    Almir Surui- Perseverance Under Pressure April 2014 - Steve Zwick - Huffington Post Blog

  • Not There Yet: Burma’s Fragile Ecosystems Show Challenges for Continued Progress

    Not There Yet: Burma’s Fragile Ecosystems Show Challenges for Continued Progress April 2014 - Tim Kovach - New Security Beat

  • This Earth Day, Let's Focus on Results Instead of Rhetoric

    This Earth Day, Let's Focus on Results Instead of Rhetoric April 2014 - Ann Espuelas - Huffington Post Blog

  • 'Better late than never': Myanmar bans timber exports to save remaining forests

    'Better late than never': Myanmar bans timber exports to save remaining forests April 2014 - Morgan Erickson-Davis - Mongabay.com

  • Businesses Wise Up to Supply-Chain Water Risks

    Businesses Wise Up to Supply-Chain Water Risks January 2014 - Genevieve Bennett - Greenbiz.com

  • Anti-Deforestation Markets Finally Set to Bloom

    Anti-Deforestation Markets Finally Set to Bloom November 2013 - Ben Garside

  • Carbon Markets are Now Protecting an Area Greater Than all the Forests of the Congo Combined

    Carbon Markets are Now Protecting an Area Greater Than all the Forests of the Congo Combined November 2013 - Steve Zwick - Huffington Post

  • Report on the health of the forest carbon markets

    Report on the health of the forest carbon markets November 2013 - Forests Climate Change

  • How Carbon Markets Save Lives And Slash Poverty

    How Carbon Markets Save Lives And Slash Poverty October 2013 - Huffington Post Blog

  • Almir Suruí fala dos desafios da gestão das terras indígenas e como planeja e negocia o futuro do seu povo

    Almir Suruí fala dos desafios da gestão das terras indígenas e como planeja e negocia o futuro do seu povo October 2013 - Jornal O NORTÃO

  • Research Projects Boom in Carbon Market

    Research Projects Boom in Carbon Market September 2013 - Martin Luther Oketch Kampala - Monitor Online

  • Índios Suruí concluem 1ª venda de créditos de carbono indígenas do país

    Índios Suruí concluem 1ª venda de créditos de carbono indígenas do país September 2013 - Globo

  • Amazonian People First to Earn Carbon Credits after Proving They Saved Endangered Rainforest

    Amazonian People First to Earn Carbon Credits after Proving They Saved Endangered Rainforest September 2013 - Business Wire

  • Brazilian cosmetics co. purchases carbon offsets in CSR initiative

    Brazilian cosmetics co. purchases carbon offsets in CSR initiative September 2013 - Lexology

  • Corruption blamed for Rainforest Destruction

    Corruption blamed for Rainforest Destruction August 2013 - Lloyd Jones - Sydney Morning Herald

  • As Myanmar opens up, forests face new risks

    As Myanmar opens up, forests face new risks August 2013 - Louise Osborne - Deutsche Welle (dw.de)

  • Brazilian chief uses technology to help save his tribe and curb deforestation

    Brazilian chief uses technology to help save his tribe and curb deforestation May 2013 - Juan Forero - The Washington Post

  • Market for REDD+ carbon credits declines 8% in 2012

    Market for REDD+ carbon credits declines 8% in 2012 May 2013 - Mongabay.com

  • MARES March Newsletter

    MARES March Newsletter March 2013

  • High-level roundtable public and private sector on groundwater governance

    High-level roundtable public and private sector on groundwater governance March 2013 - Hydrology.nl

  • Benchmark meeting on groundwater governance marks road to World Water Day and UN International Year of Water Cooperation

    Benchmark meeting on groundwater governance marks road to World Water Day and UN International Year of Water Cooperation March 2013 - Hydrology.nl

  • China Leads in Investing in Watersheds to Protect Drinking Water

    China Leads in Investing in Watersheds to Protect Drinking Water January 2013 - Brian Clark Howard - National Geographic

  • Indios Surui voltam a denunciar a exploração madeireira

    Indios Surui voltam a denunciar a exploração madeireira November 2012

  • Una tribu de Brazil vende sus derechos de emisión de carbono

    Una tribu de Brazil vende sus derechos de emisión de carbono April 2012 - Emilio de Benito - El Pais

  • Great News & Terrible News From Brazil: Tribe Protects Forest, Government Dams Amazon

    Great News & Terrible News From Brazil: Tribe Protects Forest, Government Dams Amazon April 2012 - Sustainable Business

  • Amazon tribe becomes first to get OK to sell REDD credits for rainforest conservation

    Amazon tribe becomes first to get OK to sell REDD credits for rainforest conservation April 2012 - Mongabay

  • Big Win for The Surui- and the Amazon Rainforest

    Big Win for The Surui- and the Amazon Rainforest April 2012 - Sally Farhat Kassab - Skoll Foundation

  • Forest Trends selected as Charity of the Week

    Forest Trends selected as Charity of the Week March 2012 - The Week

  • As world bodies dally, private sector, local governments forge ahead on valuing nature

    As world bodies dally, private sector, local governments forge ahead on valuing nature March 2012 - Mongabay.com

  • Forest Carbon Offers Up Hard Lessons

    Forest Carbon Offers Up Hard Lessons March 2011 - Carbon Positive

  • Fundo criado por indígenas poderá gerar créditos de carbono e títulos de neutralização de gases estufa

    Fundo criado por indígenas poderá gerar créditos de carbono e títulos de neutralização de gases estufa March 2011 - Brasil.gov.br

  • Pricing the Environment

    Pricing the Environment

    Generation's Colin le Duc backs Forest Trends

    February 2011 - Absolute Return

  • COP 16: Povo Suruí lança primeiro fundo de carbono indígena

    COP 16: Povo Suruí lança primeiro fundo de carbono indígena December 2010 - FUNAI

  • Suruís lançam primeiro fundo de carbono indígena

    Suruís lançam primeiro fundo de carbono indígena December 2010 - FUNBIO

  • Conference Advocates Ecological Testing

    Conference Advocates Ecological Testing October 2010 - Time Fought - Oregonian

  • Governance matters

    Governance matters September 2010 - Juliana Radler de Aquino - D+C

  • Seeing the Wood

    Seeing the Wood

    A special report on forests

    September 2010 - The Economist

  • Canada should price water higher to preserve resource: Report

    Canada should price water higher to preserve resource: Report September 2010 - Giuseppe Valiante - Canwest Newservice/Vancouver Sun

  • Forests are not free

    Forests are not free August 2010 - Mark van Baal - Ode Magazine

  • Driving a Stake Through Land Use Pollutants

    Driving a Stake Through Land Use Pollutants August 2010 - Daily News Coverage of World Water Week Posted, September

  • Global water resource protection worth nearly US $10 billion report says

    Global water resource protection worth nearly US $10 billion report says July 2010 - WASH News Finance

  • $US9.3 Billion Spent to Protect Watersheds in 2008, Report Says

    $US9.3 Billion Spent to Protect Watersheds in 2008, Report Says

    A report by researchers at Ecosystem Marketplace is the first to catalogue the dollar value of payments to landowners for watershed protection.

    July 2010 - Brett Walton - Circle of Blue

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