By Jane Okoth Do you know how the Kasigau Corridor REDD+ Project generates its carbon credits? Essential to the process is Wildlife Works’ Carbon Sampling Department, who play a vital role in calculating the amount of carbon stocks that are stored in the forest across the project area. This week, we are profiling Joshua Kitiro, the Head of the Carbon Sampling team, a department comprising of eight team members. “Carbon sampling is about measuring trees to calculate the amount of carbon stored in them. Different trees have different amount of carbon in them depending on their species, structure, and age,” he says. The team works with Jeremy Freund, the Vice…
Wildlife Works was proud to work with Bonneville Environmental Foundation and Major League Baseball to offset the carbon emissions associated with the travel of all players for the 2014 World Series games! Since travel of players and fans for games accounts for the heaviest portion of the sports industry’s carbon footprint, the MLB has shown significant leadership as they take a important step towards reducing the league’s footprint. Verified Emission Reductions (VERs) from both Wildlife Works Kasigau Corridor REDD+ Project in Kenya and Mai Ndombe REDD+ Project in the Democratic Republic of Congo were used to offset players’ travel emissions to the World Series games.