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When COVID flattened tourism, carbon credits kept these African hills ‘green’

By Kiley Price

April 13, 2021
The pandemic cratered ecotourism in Africa last year, depriving local communities of life-sustaining revenues. However, the people of Chyulu Hills in southeast Kenya were able to tell a different story — and make a number of investments toward their futures. Here's how.
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New report on carbon markets: What you need to know

By Bruno Vander Velde

February 3, 2021
The market for carbon offsets must be scaled up globally to make a sufficient dent in climate change, according to a new report that lays out a path toward a high-quality global carbon market.
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Despite dire headlines, ‘it would be a mistake to write off tropical forests’

By Will Turner, Ph.D.

March 6, 2020
Despite dire headlines, tropical forests are still among our best allies to fight climate change, an expert explains.
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Credit where it’s due: Forest-carbon programs a vital tool to fix climate

By Agustin Silvani

February 22, 2020
Conservation International's finance expert extolls the importance of forest carbon credits to tackle the climate crisis.
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3 reasons for hope in a crucial year for climate action

By Kiley Price

January 8, 2020
A look ahead at climate action in 2020 from Conservation International experts.
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