Conservation International’s blue carbon project in Colombia is a dangerous distraction from the urgent need to stop extractivism and to leave fossil fuels in the ground.
REDD in Cambodia. Three things make Sarah Milne, Senior Lecturer at the Australian National University, uncomfortable about REDD credits: Unchecked government power, the erosion of Indigenous rights, and violence against environmental defenders.
By Chris Lang At its meeting this month, the governing council of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) approved two forest carbon offsetting schemes: the Verified Carbon Standard’s Jurisdictional and Nested REDD+ methodology; and the Architecture for REDD+ Transactions’ The REDD+ Environmental Excellency Standard.
By Chris Lang An article in Bloomberg last week takes a detailed look at the Alto Mayo REDD+ project in Peru. Covering an area of 182,000 hectares in the San Martín region of northern Peru, the project is run by Conservation International together with Peru’s National Service for Natural Protected Areas Protected by the State…
By Chris Lang The Ankeniheny-Zahamena Corridor is an extremely biodiverse area of forest in the eastern part of Madagascar. It is one of the largest remaining areas of rainforest in the country. The Ankeniheny-Zahamena Corridor was designated as a national park in 2015.