The Fence Post

Originally published at: https://middleburgeccentric.com/2020/10/the-fence-post/ With the changing of the season, families join each other around the table for the holidays. From one generation to another, the hand of time and the values held most dear are transferred through stories and days spent on the land. From the moist smell of the soil to the vibrant…

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GreenTrees Becomes World’s 11th Largest Forestry Project

The Plains, VA–August 3, 2020–GreenTrees, the global leader in reforestation, has just completed its largest verification, capturing over 1.6 million metric tons of carbon credits from aggregated lands. This latest issuance makes GreenTrees the 11th largest forestry project globally and the world’s largest reforestation project regardless of compliance or voluntary markets among the leading registries.…

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Valuing Nature

For many years, our economy has not rewarded the natural assets around us. But as the balance of the earth’s resources shrink, amidst a steadily higher level of human consumption and overall growth in world population, technology alone will not supplant extractive resources quickly enough to be beneficial to the health of the planet. The…

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Rebalancing Our Infrastructure With Reforestation

Reforestation can improve resiliency through soil stabilization, water quality, and carbon sequestration — all while boosting the economy By Chandler Van Voorhis As Congress and the President examine a major infrastructure bill, it is important that green infrastructure play a significant role. Why? According to the IPCC, one-third of all the emissions ever put up…

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The Playbook for Climate Offense

Part 1: Defining the Playing Field for Reforestation Like any good offense, the first key is to define the playing field that the offense is going to operate on. Since the dawn of the industrial revolution, there has been a steady march of the population moving to the cities. As Geoffrey West, author of the…

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Time To Play Offense on Climate Change

According to the IPCC, one-third (⅓) of all the emissions ever put up in the atmosphere since 1750 has come from land-use change, predominately deforestation. To date, most of the climate world has focused on big REDD in developing countries or IFM projects in the United States. In fact, when one looks at the top…

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The Currency of Conservation – TEDxCville

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