Forest Trends' Activities
News, Analysis, & Research
Forest Trends seeks to shift the economic paradigm to use markets to recognize the value in all natural ecosystems.
Daily news, data, and analytics describing environmental markets and payments for ecosystem services.
Ecosystem Marketplace's Spanish-language companion site tracking payments for ecosystem services in Latin America.
Forests, Carbon & Finance
Forest Carbon Portal
Tracking news and finance for forest and land use carbon projects.
Tracking REDD+ finance from donors to in-country recipients to REDD+ projects on the ground.
Forest Trade & Finance
Encourage sustainable forest management and forest trade policies, raise transparency and accountability, improve practices by financial institutions that fund forestry investment.
Water & Marine
Projects, maps, and news about water projects around the world. Now in English, Spanish, and Chinese.
ervices program provides research & materials for ocean ecosystems
Protecting crucial ecosystem services by harnessing markets and incentives to complement conventional management and safeguard human well-being.
News, resources, and a global project inventory on species and habitat banking and compensation.
rogram helps companies offset their biodiversity impacts.
Communities & Outreach
Provides news, how-to's, and introductions to ecosystem services for local and indigenous communities.
A forum to exchange ideas and strategic information to promote payments for ecosystem services.
Have a potential offset project you want to implement? The Katoomba Incubator helps you plan, finance, and certify your offset and mitigation projects.
Articles & News
Forest Project Inventory
Press Release: Government of Peru Takes Measures to Reduce Deforestation
December 15, 2015
How SkyTruth helps us understand deforestation
November 20, 2015
Carbon farming projects successful in Emissions Reduction Fund auction
November 17, 2015
NPR's investigation into 'Money Trees'
November 16, 2015
Pearl Jam Buys REDD+
November 15, 2015
Eating the Amazon to Save the Amazon
November 11, 2015
New research says securing land rights pays off in Brazil and Guatemala
November 1, 2015
MJUMITA Community Forest Project verified under VCS & CCB
October 28, 2015
White Mountain Apache Tribe's record issuance in California
October 15, 2015
1.4 million Brazilians sign petition to end deforestation
October 13, 2015
Earth has 3 trillion trees, says study
September 8, 2015
Indonesian officials resist movement to end deforestation for palm oil
September 7, 2015
UN report finds deforestation slowing, but not fast enough for forest communities or the climate
September 7, 2015
Greenpeace slams Indonesia's ‘non-transparent’ plan to cut carbon emissions
September 4, 2015
Indonesia pledges to cut emissions 29 percent by 2030
September 3, 2015
Brazil constructs climate tower in heart of Amazon to monitor climate change
August 27, 2015
Lower Zambezi REDD+ Project Achieves 2nd VCS Verification
August 25, 2015
Trade Partners Brazil & Germany Commit to Strong Climate Partnership
August 22, 2015
In Mexico, it's the politics...
August 19, 2015
US: Forestry developers voice displeasure during offset workshop
July 29, 2015
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