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2013-06-25 16:22:13

EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SCS Global Services announced that it has independently verified the Madre de Dios Amazon Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) Project under the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS), thereby allowing the project to generate carbon credits that will finance the protection of key Peruvian rainforest habitat. SCS confirmed that the carbon offset project avoided emissions of approximately 4.5 million tons of carbon...

2013-05-30 12:22:57

Carbon Offset Project Will Preserve Critical Orangutan Habitat by Generating Valuable Carbon Credits EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Indonesia's Rimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve has become the world's largest verified "Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation" (REDD) carbon offset project after successfully undergoing a third-party verification by SCS Global Services under the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS). The project will preserve carbon-rich tropical...

2013-05-28 20:20:58

EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A "Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD)" carbon offset project in Peru's Cordillera Azul National Park has earned independent validation under two internationally recognized standards based on assessments conducted by third-party verifier SCS Global Services. The project, which will protect more than 1,300,000 hectares of tropical forests from deforestation, also achieved verification status under one of these...

2012-11-14 20:20:59

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Anthrotect, LLC delivers on its community­-oriented business model designed to produce carbon offsets through reducing deforestation and forest degradation. The 13,465-hectare project was successfully validated and verified by Det Norske Veritas (DNV) to the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS), and expects to prevent the emission of over 2.8 million tons of C02 into the atmosphere over its 30-year lifespan. The project is the first...