Support for PES may be growing with new legislation in Colombia directing 1% of municipal agencies’ income to PES and an action plan created by the UK government that supports pilot projects and other initiatives. Meanwhile, the Natural Capital Declaration signatories move into the implementation phase.
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11 June 2013 | Greetings! Something must be in the water. In this month’s Mitmail, we find quite a few high-level commitments to natural capital approaches.
The Natural Capital Declaration signatories are proving they can walk the walk with the release of
Of course, it’s about time. As a new
Another two items in this newsletter that come to us from Indonesia and Kenya point to another financing possibility: carbon. In these stories, voluntary carbon buyers have stepped in with funding for projects that provide not just carbon sequestration but critical biodiversity benefits. As Ecosystem Marketplace found in its latest State of the Voluntary Carbon Markets 2013 report, that market’s been growing steadily, up 4% in 2012 while
Finally, we’re hiring! Forest Trends’ Water Initiative is
—The Ecosystem Marketplace Team
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