Using the Conservation Standards to Reduce Deforestation in the Ecuadorian Amazon

Story from Fernanda González (UNDP-Ecuador), Amy Greenwood (UNDP), and Juan Carlos González (PROAmazonia) PROAmazonía is an ambitious program seeking to reduce deforestation and greenhouse gas emissions in Ecuador’s Amazon region through sustainable management and production practices. This six-year collaborative program to transform the agriculture and…

Making the Open Standards Climate-smart

Story by Marcia Brown, Foundations of Success All around us, we increasingly see evidence that the climate is changing: rising temperatures, glaciers melting, larger wildfires, sea levels rising, shifting precipitation patterns, and oceans becoming more acidic. As conservation coaches, we…