Reforestation Project to Help Boost Biodiversity

By Cara Smusiak on February 20, 2010

Vegitation in a lush valley in Brazil's Atlantic Forest. Photo: Paula FJ via Flickr.com.A reforestation project in Brazil's critically endangered Atlantic Forest been handed a boon in the form of CCB certification, only the second project to earn this prestigious designation, which is administered by the Climate, Community & Biodiversity Alliance.

The project entails reforesting a stretch of forest between Monte Pascoal and Pau Brasil National Parks, reviving 1,000 hectares between the two protected areas, a Nature Conservancy press release reveals.

CCB is a big name in third-party validation of carbon sequestration projects, and projects that do gain certification must meet three critical requirements: mitigate climate change, protect biodiversity, and encourage sustainable development.

Click here to read our full article on TreeHugger.


By Cara Smusiak| February 20, 2010
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