News & Articles: Geographic Oceania

Featured Article

img_417

Forest Footprint aims to Reward Companies that Save Trees

The Carbon Disclosure Project has arguably reduced greenhouse gas emissions by creating an incentive for companies to examine and disclose their carbon footprints – an act that often leads them to realize how easy and economical reductions can be. Can the Forest Footprint Disclosure Project do the same for deforestation?

img_258

Australians Revving Up to Bank on the Bush

After a long period for public comment, New South Wales' legislation concerning biobanking is due out soon. The Ecosystem Marketplace listens in on what people are saying about Australia's new Biodiversity Banking and Offsets Scheme.

img_135

Forest Sequestration enters Carbon Market Down Under

In Late 2004, Australia's CO2 Group Ltd. became the first company in the world to receive accreditation for the sale of forest-based carbon sequestration credits in a functioning GHG emissions markets. The Ecosystem Marketplace takes a look at the transaction and asks how it fits in with similar attempts to deal with the issue of forest-based sequestration worldwide.