By Mike Korchinsky, founder of Wildlife Works. Oct 28 2010
I went to the Luangwa River Valley in Zambia last week…these photos were taken by the owner during the wet season…I was there at the end of the dry season…can you say CARBON…
This is what it looks like dry:
and finally, the threat:
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Wildlife Works is the world’s leading REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation), project development and management company with an effective approach to applying innovative market based solutions to the conservation of biodiversity. REDD+ was originated by the United Nations (UN) to help stop the destruction of the world’s forests.
Over a 15 year history Wildlife Works established a successful model that uses the emerging marketplace for REDD+ Carbon Offsets to protect threatened forests, wildlife, and communities.
The company helps local landowners in the developing world monetize their forest and biodiversity assets whether they are governments, communities, ownership groups, or private individuals.