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Certification of Forest Carbon Methodologies

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April 29, 2013

Comparing carbon market and forest management standards

Danish NGO NEPCon has recently released a study entitled ‘Field perspective comparison of forest carbon and forest management standards.’ The research, commissioned by the Rainforest Alliance, recognizes the function of responsible forest management in retaining and increasing carbon stocks.

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Jan. 24, 2013

First-Ever, REDD+ Project in the State of Acre, Brazil to Achieve Dual VCS-CCBS Validation

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Jan. 06 2013

How the Great Bear project is a leader in carbon offsets

As concepts go, carbon offsets are a simple thing: for every ton of carbon dioxide pumped into the atmosphere, a ton can be “offset” by, say, using wood waste instead of coal in a cement manufacturing plant.

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December 10th, 2012

Community guidelines for accessing forestry voluntary carbon markets

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
Bangkok 2012

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EcoPlanet Bamboo’s Nicaraguan Plantations Receive VCS Validation

EcoPlanet Bamboo’s Rio Kama and Rio Siquia plantations have received carbon validation through the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS).

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October 22, 2012

SCS Validates the Madre de Dios Amazon REDD Carbon Offset Project Under Verified Carbon Standard

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Oct 16, 2012

First Community-Based Mosaic REDD+ Project in Asia Awarded VCS and CCB Validation

The Oddar Meanchey REDD+ project in Cambodia has achieved successful dual validation under the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) and Climate, Community and Biodiversity (CCB) standard.

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October 01, 2012

Voluntary CO2 offset prices hold up despite crumbling CERs

Voluntary carbon credits, once castigated as the black sheep of the global emissions markets, are now worth double U.N.-backed units as demand from corporate buyers seeking more than mere emission cuts from their investment has increased.

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5 July 2012

First agroforestry project registered under VCS

The first project which sequesters carbon through agroforestry has been registered under the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS).

Paris-based project developer Eco-Carbone’s agroforestry project was registered for the voluntary offset programme last week.

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June 11, 2012

First-Ever REDD Project in Amazon Rainforest Receives Registration Under the Verified Carbon Standard


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by Dr. Radut