Conservation International admits failures in the Alto Mayo Protected Forest. But instead of looking at the politics behind these failures, it uses them to boost its success narrative.
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…