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22 May 2019
Rio Branco, Acre, Brazil
Over 3000 Words
This story examines the well-publicized climate-change strategy of carbon credits: the idea that a CO₂-emitting company could offset its emissions by funding anti-logging efforts, effectively "saving" the equivalent a...
12 August 2018
Maine, United States
Maine has 17 million acres of forestland making it the ideal region for implementing a carbon regulatory program. As governments in both the United States and Canada look to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the advant...
Deogracias Benjamin Kalima
10 April 2018
Under 800 Words
Many areas in Malawi have lost their forest cover entirely, but some farmers are changing their practices to play a part in sustainable forestry implementation. By using the only specific parts of the trees for fuel w...
11 January 2018
Tres Garantías, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Despite the Yucatan Peninsula being known as a hotspot for deforestation, the Tres Garantías cooperative has found a way to source sap from the forest's trees that doesn’t permanently damage the tree. The sap is used ...
Rock Road Recycle
4 March 2016
Shakopee, Minnesota, United States
Rahr Malting, a brewery in Shakopee, MN, has found a creative way to sustainably address their energy needs. The company partners with the Mdewakanton Sioux Community to use waste barley hulls from the malting factory...
13 April 2015
Green Island, New York, United States
Using mycelium from mushrooms offers a sustainable and biodegradable alternative to synthetic polymers. Mushrooms produce a natural structure that can be used in building and construction, in lieu of plastics or proce...
13 March 2012
Asosa, Benishangul-Gumuz, Ethiopia
In Africa, many people rely on wood from trees to cook food over stoves. The tremendous usage of wood contributes to deforestation and environmental decline. Using bamboo instead of wood is a more profitable and green...
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