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Climate

The Art of Integrity: Ecosystem Marketplace’s State of the Voluntary Carbon Markets 2022 Q3

2021 was a historic, record-breaking year for the Voluntary Carbon Markets, and 2022 is off to a fast-paced start. With the VCM now around the $2 billion mark, this much-anticipated briefing provides final market values for 2021. Ecosystem Marketplace (EM) is currently receiving trade reports from EM Respondents for the first half of 2022. New […]

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Forests

Gone With the Wind

China's Balsa Wood Consumption is Exposing Flaws in Peru's Forest Regulations and Enforcement Regime

By Alfredo Rodriguez Zunino, Marigold Norman, and Sofia Tenorio Fenton

Global demand for balsa wood has skyrocketed over the last several years, driven by rising demand for renewable wind energy as the world attempts to transition away from fossil fuels. Soft and lightweight, balsa wood is one of the preferred core materials for wind turbine blades. The volumes of balsa now traded on international markets […]

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Investments Water

Procedimiento metodológico para la identificación, categorización y priorización de áreas degradas en ecosistemas terrestres

By Ministerio del Ambiente

A través de este documento se espera contribuir con procedimientos para mejorar la información generada desde el nivel nacional al nivel local, que permitirá, principalmente a gobiernos regionales y locales, revisar la viabilidad de las opciones de intervención (ranking de factibilidad) en las unidades territoriales de intervención (UTI3) para la implementación de proyectos de inversión[…]

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Forests

China’s International Wood Trade: A Review, 2011-2020

By Michael Richards, Naomi Basik Treanor, Xiufang Sun, and Sofia Tenorio Fenton

Over the past ten years, China has announced high level commitments to address climate change, including making pledges to exclude timber and agricultural products linked to illegal deforestation. At the same time, Chinese industries have made similar voluntary commitments. This report reviews China’s international trade in forest products over the last decade (2011 to 2020), […]

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Agriculture Biodiversity Climate Communities Forests Investments

Acesso a financiamento para reduzir o desmatamento

Entendendo LEAF e ART TREES

O Programa Redução de Emissões Acelerando o Financiamento Florestal (LEAF, sigla em inglês: The Lowering Emissions by Accelerating Forest finance) foi lançado pela Coalizão LEAF, um grupo inicialmente formado por governos e empresas, com o objetivo de mobilizar o financiamento para apoiar as jurisdições (estados, províncias, municípios) com florestas tropicais e subtropicais para alcançar reduções […]

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O que é REDD+ Jurisdicional?

Acesso a financiamento para reduzir o desmatamento cartilha 1

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Características chave do Programa LEAF e Padrão ART-TREEs

Acesso a financiamento para reduzir o desmatamento cartilha 2

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LEAF e Povos Indígenas e Comunidades Locais

Acesso a financiamento para reduzir o desmatamento cartilha 3

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O aninhamento de projetos e direitos de carbono

Acesso a financiamento para reduzir o desmatamento cartilha 4

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Alta cobertura florestal e desmatamento mínimo ou zero High Forest, Low Deforestation (HFLD)

Acesso a financiamento para reduzir o desmatamento cartilha 5

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Como funcionam os mercados voluntários de carbono

Acesso a financiamento para reduzir o desmatamento cartilha 6

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Compreendendo REDD+

Acesso a financiamento para reduzir o desmatamento cartilha 7

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Agriculture Investments

Corporate Progress on No Deforestation and “Nature Positive” Post 2020

By Philip Rothrock, Kate Ellis, Laura Weatherer

Despite corporate efforts to increase sustainable land-use practices in recent years, the production of forest–risk commodities remains a significant driver of global deforestation and climate change. While many companies have fallen short of achieving ambitious commitments to address commodity-driven deforestation, efforts to align with ambitious 2030 global climate targets have been gaining momentum. Encouragingly, companies, […]

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Agriculture Biodiversity Climate Communities Forests Investments

Acceso al financiamiento para reducir la deforestación

Entendiendo LEAF y ART TREES

El Programa Reducción de Emisiones Acelerando el Financiamiento Forestal (LEAF, por su sigla en inglés: The Lowering Emissions by Accelerating Forest finance) fue lanzada por la Coalición LEAF, un grupo inicial de gobiernos y empresas líderes, con el objetivo de movilizar el financiamiento para apoyar a las jurisdicciones de bosques tropicales y subtropicales a lograr […]

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¿Qué es REDD+ Jurisdiccional?

Acceso al financiamiento para reducir la deforestación Cartilla 1

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Características clave del Programa LEAF y Standard ART-TREEs

Acceso al financiamiento para reducir la deforestación Cartilla 2

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LEAF y Pueblos Indígenas y Comunidades Locales

Acceso al financiamiento para reducir la deforestación Cartilla 3

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El anidamiento de proyectos y derechos de carbono

Acceso al financiamiento para reducir la deforestación Cartilla 4

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Alta cubierta forestal y mínima o nula deforestación (High Forest, Low Deforestation; HFLD)

Acceso al financiamiento para reducir la deforestación Cartilla 5

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Cómo actúan los mercados voluntarios de carbono

Acceso al financiamiento para reducir la deforestación Cartilla 6

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Comprendiendo REDD+

Acceso al financiamiento para reducir la deforestación Cartilla 7

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Water

El rol de la Infraestructura Natural en las recomendaciones de la OCDE para la Gobernanza del Agua en el Perú

En este documento identificamos los argumentos de la OCDE que sustentan la importancia de conservar y restaurar la infraestructura natural para la seguridad hídrica del país, así como la necesidad de invertir en ella; asimismo, reseñamos las recomendaciones de la OCDE vinculadas a infraestructura natural sobre las que se requiere reflexionar con la finalidad de[…]

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Communities Forests

Myanmar’s Timber Trade One Year Since the Coup

The Impact of International Sanctions

On February 1st, 2021, the military launched a coup d’état against the newly re-elected government of Myanmar. Over the past year, the military junta has been accused of massive human rights violations, arresting more than 12,000 people, killing more than 1,500, and instigating a growing humanitarian crisis that has seen more than 400,000 internally displaced[…]

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Forests

Demand for Luxury Decks in Europe and North America is Pushing Ipê to the Brink of Extinction Across the Amazon Basin and Threatening the Forest Frontier

By Marigold Norman and Alfredo Rodriguez Zunino

“Ipê,” the trade name for several high-value species in the Handroanthus, Tabebuia, and Roseodendron genera, is critically overexploited and at risk of extinction. Predominantly used in exterior decking and flooring, 85% of the demand for ipê comes from American, Canadian, and European markets. Over the last 30 years, ipê populations have severely declined, with at[…]