Andrew Mitchell: Forest Utility Meter Man

This article was originally written by Cameron Walker and featured on Ecosystem Marketplace, see here. This article features Andrew Mitchell, Ecosphere+ senior advisor. Andrew Mitchell’s Global Canopy Programme has helped people around the world understand the role that rainforests play in regulating the environment and promoting rainfall well beyond their boundaries. On joining Ecosphere+, Andrew commented: “I’m delighted…

Forests And… Blockchains?

    Jess at Innovate4Climate After writing about forests and aviation a few months back, I started looking at other links to forests that we don’t often make. At a conference held in May to further the latest in carbon markets and green finance, there was a panel on the potential of blockchain technology to…

Almost Everything You Buy, From Cereal To Mascara, Is Killing The Rain Forest

Guest blog: This article was originally featured in the Washington Post and written by Allie Goldstein, a Senior Associate at Forest Trends where she researches climate and forest finance.    I’m an environmentalist, and I try to make green choices. I take public transportation, recycle and program my thermostat. But the care and keeping of our forests always…

Biodiversity: It’s Not Just About The Plankton

When you work closely with biodiversity, you often get caught up in the details: how many different species, intra-species variants, and individual populations are needed for ecosystem resilience? Do we have enough White Box-Yellow Box-Blakely’s Red Gum Grassy Woodland and Derived Native Grassland habitat area? How about enough Ba humbugi snails, or White-bellied go-away-birds? Unfortunately,…