Forest Protection Successfully Leads to Reduced Emissions at Global Scale
June 1
  |  Forest carbon

A study recently published in Nature Communications by researchers at the University of Maryland (UMD), Northern Arizona University, University of Arizona, Conservation International and more has found that worldwide protected forests have an additional 9.65 billion metric tons of carbon stored in their aboveground biomass compared to ecologically similar unprotected areas—a finding that quantifies just how important […]

World Bank Publishes Annual Report “State and Trends of Carbon Pricing 2023” at Innovate4Climate in Spain
May 23
  |  Carbon Market

An up-to-date overview of existing and emerging carbon pricing instruments around the world, including international, national and subnational initiatives – includes the use of carbon taxes, emissions trading systems, crediting mechanisms, and voluntary carbon markets.

EM Insights Briefing: May 2023 On Pricing Co-Benefits & SDGs (Recording)
May 16

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6 New Indigenous Territories Officially Recognized in Brazil
May 1

Brazil’s President Lula has demarcated six new indigenous territories, covering over 2,300 square miles, to protect the cultural identities and traditional ways of life of these communities. The move grants indigenous peoples exclusive rights to natural resources in these areas and bans all mining, while also increasing regulations on commercial farming and logging. This landmark decision strengthens their role as front-line forest protectors and leaders in Brazil’s bioeconomy.

7 Lessons for Scaling up Nature-based Solutions for Water Security: Takeaways from the First UN Water Conference in 46 Years
May 1

Please note this article originally appeared in Forest Trends: 1 May 2023 | Last week we were honored to gather experts and practitioners at the Nature Hub in New York City during the UN Water Conference – the first in 46 years – to share lessons learned on scaling up nature-based solutions (NBS) for water. […]

EM Insights Briefings: Pricing Co-benefits & SDGs in the VCM + Voices from the Ground
April 13
  |  Biodiversity Market

Join Ecosystem Marketplace on May 04, 2023 for an “EM Insights Briefing” on carbon prices and value voluntary carbon credit projects with beyond-carbon co-benefits and SDGs. This new report has been made possible with additional support from the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). This session will also feature “Voices from the Ground” after a special EM visit to the Kasigau REDD+ project in Kenya.

Why the World Needs Millions of Trees — and How to Plant Them Right
April 8
  |  Forest carbon

Science says we need more trees. How do we plant millions the right way?