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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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Coronavirus causes, virtual protests, aviation carbon offsets: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

March 23, 2020
In case you missed it: Human activities that expand into nature could increase exposure to animal-borne illnesses, activists are using virtual protests to support climate action during the coronavirus pandemic and the U.N. will now allow airlines to purchase verified carbon offsets.
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What is the Tropical Forest Standard? An expert explains

By Kiley Price

September 5, 2019
Here are 6 things you need to know about the Tropical Forest Standard.
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