In this latest article on my series dedicated to women of authority in the woods, I speak with MaryKate Bullen; a thought leader, and trailblazer in redefining the forest investment asset class, to represent its full value.
In honour of the upcoming International Women’s Day (on March 8, 2022), I’m running a series of articles, where I interview women of authority in the forest sector. We will cross cultures, geographies, roles and responsibilities to understand how these women have worked to the top of their field and understand their unique position on women winning in the woods.
Earlier this month, The ForestLink had its first birthday! With this milestone, I’ve paused to reflect on this last year and the trends I’ve observed. I have also dared to look into my crystal ball for what I expect to see in the year ahead.
How appropriately designed community outreach activities can both reduce risk and generate significant environmental and social benefits. A Case Study of community fire management in Ghana.
If you are a regular flier, it will be one of the largest contributors to your carbon footprint. The airline industry has long been accused of its heavy emissions, contributing 2.5% of global CO2 emissions in 2018.
As I start to look at travelling again for work, and heading into the high-consuming holiday season, I thought it was high time I practice what I preach and offset my own carbon footprint. I know I’m not alone on this one, so I hope you will also benefit from this “desk-top” due diligence or initial screening of easy to access offset platforms.
My climate conscience is growing with every year that passes, so does my feeling towards the heavy consumerism associated with the holiday season. I’m all for giving, but also think – why not give a gift that has a climate positive outcome, and potentially is also a...
You’ve probably been inundated with news from COP26, which just wrapped up over the weekend. I couldn’t keep up with the commitments, pledges, announcements, protests, and so on that happened in Glasgow over the past couple of weeks. Though aware that...
In the tropical geographies I work in, I see a variety of forest carbon strategies being developed by net-zero investors. There are strategies that focus on conservation of existing, rare, and intact forest landscapes. There are strategies that promote the uptake of...
In this article I explain the 5 key reasons why carbon offsets are not just important for resolving climate change, but for nature and sustainable development in general.