FSC could access to the carbon market: new study

Forests are major carbon storage reservoirs and carbon sequestration agents. FSC AC In 2005, the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment determined that more than 60% of ecosystems were already degraded or in danger. Initiatives seeking to address this problem didn’t take long in being developed, including specific schemes created to protect services provided by natural ecosystem, which…

MARKET ANALSYS OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES IN AUSTRALIA

In my last blog, Amanda and I presented our research topics in a way that seamed to be a bit boring for the readers. So in this second blog I will do my best to illustrate how entertaining and ardours is being the development of my research. I really hope I can reflect my concerns…

ADDRESSING THE IMPACTS OF UNSUSTAINABLE PRACTICES

By: Lorena Vazquez and Amanda Fotheringham It is well known that the current economic climate is having negative impacts on both the environment and communities. Considering this context, two research projects are being developed, one seeks to prevent the loss of environmental services (ES) caused by land clearance through the extension of a ES certification…