Rainforests could be more profitable standing, says research

clock

New scheme could award carbon credits for leaving the forests standing, say researchers

The Indonesian rainforest is worth more to businesses standing than if it was felled, according to new research. A study published in the journal Conservation Letters shows that a scheme that would...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join nowTry 7 day trial

 

Already a BusinessGreen member?

Login

More on Carbon Trading

Sustainable fishing projects net government funding boost

Sustainable fishing projects net government funding boost

Seventeen projects awarded funding from the £100m UK Seafood Fund, which aims to promote sustainable fishing practices in UK waters

clock 03 August 2022 • 3 min read
Cosmetics giant Kao joins The Climate Pledge

Cosmetics giant Kao joins The Climate Pledge

Tokyo-based cosmetics and consumer goods company joins The Climate Pledge, pledging to achieve net zero emissions by 2040

clock 02 August 2022 • 3 min read
Shell and Lufthansa Group sign MOU for seven-year SAF supply deal

Shell and Lufthansa Group sign MOU for seven-year SAF supply deal

Deal could see Shell supply up to 594 million gallons of SAF through to 2030

clock 01 August 2022 • 2 min read