Work

TerraCarbon Projects

Projects Validated/Supported: 30
Area Restored/Protected: 1.9 million hectares
Verified Emission Reductions: 25 million mtCO2e

Case Studies

Engaging U.S. Landowners in Conservation with Carbon

 

Green Assets is a U.S.- based social enterprise that works with landowners to protect and improve the management of forests using carbon market incentives. Green Assets develops forest carbon projects under the California Air Resources Board’s (ARB) standard, and sells the offsets generated to compliance buyers in California’s cap and trade program.​..

Restoring Peat Bogs in Coastal North Carolina

 

North Carolina’s Albemarle-Pamlico Peninsula is home to the greatest area of pocosin, or southeastern shrub peat bog, in the United States. Pocosins not only provide unique habitat for black bears and rare pitcher plants, but they also store millions of tons of carbon in their waterlogged soils. In North Carolina, about 70% of pocosin habitat has been ditched and drained...

Financing Improved Management of Forests in Northern Minnesota

 

The Blandin forest in northern Minnesota comprises more than 180,000 acres of native, mixed hardwoods that are owned and managed by the Blandin Forest company.  In 2010, working with non-profit partners and the state of Minnesota, Blandin signed a conservation easement that guarantees the property will remain forest and that it will be managed under sustainable...

Expanding Protected Areas in the Mayan Forest

 

In the late 1980s, the Rio Bravo Conservation Management Area was established by Programme for Belize to protect more than 110,000 acres of tropical rainforest in northwest Belize.  Soon after, Programme for Belize partnered with The Nature Conservancy to expand the area to more th​an 230,000 acres, which included a 15,000 acre purchase from...

Restoring Tidal Salt Marshes on

Cape Cod

 

The Herring River estuary, located in Wellfleet and Truro, Massachusetts on Cape Cod, originally included about 1,100 acres of salt marsh, intertidal fIats, and open water habitat. In the early 1900s, in an effort to control mosquitos and create arable land, a dike was constructed across the mouth of the river to restrict tidal flow into the estuary. This restriction altered...

Protecting Rainforest, Wildlife, and Livelihoods in the Amazon

 

Carbonfund.org is a U.S.-based foundation that engages with companies and individuals to reduce and offset their climate impact.  In 2011, Carbonfund made a strategic decision to develop a portfolio of carbon offset projects to save threatened rainforest in the Brazilian Amazon. It focused its efforts in Acre, Brazil where recent paving of a highway and new secondary...

Our current and past clients include the world’s leading conservation organizations, forward-thinking companies, and pioneering social enterprises:

Green Resources A.S.
L&C Carbon
Mercy Corps
Mikro-Tek, Inc.
Restore America’s Estuaries
Restore the Earth Foundation
The Climate Trust
The Nature Conservancy
The Small Tree Planting Initiative
Templado S.A.
The World Bank BioCarbon Fund
University of Aberdeen
UPM Blandin
Bale Mountain Eco-Region Sustainable Management Programme

33 Forest Capital
WWF
Carbonfund.org
Conservation International
The Conservation Fund
C-Quest Capital
Dynegy, Inc.
EcoLogic Development Fund
EcoPlanet Bamboo
Entergy Corporation
Ejido Verde
The Field Museum
Green Assets, Inc.

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