Resources

REDD+:

United Nations Reducing Emissions From Deforestation and Degradation (UN-REDD):
http://www.un-redd.org/

REDD Monitor - independent amalgamation of current news and analysis of REDD issues:
http://www.redd-monitor.org


Social and Environmental Markets:


News on environmental markets for carbon, water, and biodiversity:
http://www.ecosystemmarketplace.com/

Mission Markets - Social and Environmental Exchange:
http://missionmarkets.com


Certification Standards:


CarbonFix Standard:
http://www.carbonfix.info/

Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Gold Standard:
http://www.cdmgoldstandard.org/

Climate, Community, and Biodiversity Alliance (CCBA):
http://www.climate-standards.org/

Plan Vivo:
http://www.planvivo.org/

Verified Emissions Reductions + (VER+):
www.tuev-sued.de/uploads/images/.../Standard_VER_e.pdf

Voluntary Carbon Standard (VCS):
http://www.v-c-s.org/

Programs and Networks:


Sustainable Agriculture Network sponsored by the Rainforest Alliance:
http://www.rainforest-alliance.org/agriculture.cfm?id=san

SmartWood Program sponsored by the Rainforest Alliance:
http://www.rainforest-alliance.org/forestry.cfm?id=smartwood_program

Philanthropic Advisors Network
http://classic.cof.org/network/content.cfm?ItemNumber=570&navItemNumber=6332
 

Methodologies and Guidance Documents:

Farms and Forests in the Low Carbon Economy, Zach Willey and Bill Chameides, Duke University Press, 2007:
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Winrock International Source-book on LULUCF projects:
http://www.winrock.org/feature_ecosystem_200802.asp

Forest Carbon Measurement from USDA:
http://www.nrs.fs.fed.us/pubs/3292

Soil Carbon:
http://soilcarboncoalition.org/measuring_soil_C

Tools:

InVEST 2.0 Beta from the Natural Capital Project - ArcGIS based, spatially explicit comparative ecosystem service and economic outputs of land use mosaics
http://www.naturalcapitalproject.org/InVEST.html




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