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Together with partners around the world, Forest Trends pioneers innovative finance for conservation - promoting healthy forests, sustainable agriculture, clean water, robust climate action, protected biodiversity, and strong communities.

Our programs and initiatives publish timely research, bring together diverse actors, and apply these approaches to make a difference on the ground, often blazing trails for bold and far-reaching policies in the process.

 
 

Forest Trends works to protect critical ecosystems through a broad range of environmental finance, markets, supply chains, and other incentive mechanisms.

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Contribuciones potenciales de la infraestructura preincaica de infiltración de agua para la seguridad hídrica en los Andes

A nivel mundial, los recursos hídricos están sometidos a un fuerte estrés producto de la creciente variabilidad climática y las presiones ejercidas por el ser humano. En los Andes tropicales, las culturas preincaicas desarrollaron tecnologías de siembra y cosecha de agua basadas en la naturaleza para manejar los riesgos de sequías en climas naturales extremos. […]

By Boris F. Ochoa-Tocachi, Juan D. Bardales, Javier Antiporta, Katya Pérez, Luis Acosta, Feng Mao, Zed Zulkafli, Junior Gil-Ríos, Oscar Angulo, Sam Grainger, Gena Gammie, Bert De Bièvre y Wouter Buytaert
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Five Things We Can Do in the Next 24 Months to Mobilize Major Investments in Ecosystem Restoration and Climate Resilience

In the next decade, the world will probably see the biggest ecological restoration effort in history. We have seen a recent wave of major commitments to large-scale landscape restoration. In pursuit of natural climate solutions and the Sustainable Development Goals, nearly $1.5 billion was pledged by donors in the fall of 2018 in the wake […]

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State of the Voluntary Carbon Markets 2019

Financing Emissions Reductions for the Future

Ecosystem Marketplace was initially created to improve transparency and price discovery in the voluntary space, as there is no centralized system for transacting voluntary carbon credits. Between 2006 and 2018, our team has annually distributed surveys to our network of project developers, investors, retailers, and brokers to collect confidential information about their voluntary carbon offset […]

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A Call to Action at COP25: Climate Finance Must Stop Excluding Indigenous Communities

To stabilize the forest frontier, we need to invest directly in the communities living there. Indigenous and traditional communities control one-third of remaining tropical forests. In the Amazon, the largest tropical forest on the globe, they own 210 million hectares (or some 519 million acres). As a direct result of their stewardship, deforestation rates are […]

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Did you know that we launched Ecosystem Marketplace back in 2005?

It's the “Bloomberg of Environmental Markets” — an online platform providing free #marketdata, analysis, and #journalism on environmental markets and finance.

Learn more & make an #EOY gift today. www.forest-trends.org/catalytic-campaign
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Asistentes a la #COP25: Por favor, únanse a nosotros mañana para un evento importante: La exclusion de los territorios #indigenas bien conservados de los mecanismos REDD+: Free ride o estrategia de la avestruz? ...

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#Video| ¿Qué resulta de pedirle a las niñas y niños de Huamantanga que cámara en mano nos cuenten sobre su comunidad? Un video que conmueve por su honestidad, alegría y sobretodo, amor por su medio ambiente. Muchas gracias a las y los docentes de la Escuela "Nuestro Señor de Huamantanga" por apoyar esta gran aventura. #InfraestructuraNatural #Amunas #VideoParticipativo ...

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At our 10th anniversary celebration in 2009, Al Gore gave the keynote, remarking that Forest Trends is "the most comprehensive #advocate and #resource for anyone who wants to understand and help to further develop markets for ecosystem services.”

Now, in 2019, we’ve launched our first Catalytic Capital campaign in support of that work: www.forest-trends.org/catalytic-campaign
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We have identified five priority areas for #climateaction in the coming years where Forest Trends is positioned to have maximum impact.

The first: Build a Shared Blueprint for Global Restoration.

Learn more and discover how you can help! www.forest-trends.org/catalytic-campaign/
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For two decades, Forest Trends has pioneered the idea that we can build an economy that works for #nature – instead of at its expense.

As we celebrate our 20th Anniversary, we’ve launched our first #CatalyticCapital campaign in support of that mission.

www.forest-trends.org/catalytic-campaign/
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At #COP25, our Founder, Michael Jenkins, and Program Director for Supply Change & Ecosystem Marketplace, Stephen Donofrio, stop at the entrance to the conference center.

Stay up on our latest news from #Madrid here: www.ecosystemmarketplace.com/?news
#TimeforAction #TiempodeActuar
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#Oportunidad| Estamos buscando comunicadoras/es todo terreno para integrarse a nuestro equipo de comunicaciones en Lima, en el cargo de analista. Si te apasionan los temas medio ambientales y tienes grandes capacidades de organización y redacción, no dudes en postular. #DisponibilidadInmediata #InfraestructuraNatural #SeguridadHídrica ...

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