Southern Cardamom REDD+ Forest Conservation
Project developed by Wildlife Works Carbon LLC
Forest conservation and restoration (REDD+)
Protecting endangered forests from illegal tree cutting or planting trees in areas that have already been deforested.
About the project
The Southern Cardamom REDD+ initiative is a 445,000-hectare forest conservation project in one of the world's most valuable biodiversity hotspots, supporting over 50 IUCN threatened species of birds, mammals, and reptiles. The project aims to avoid an estimated 115 million tons of carbon emissions over its lifetime and is implementing interventions that look to involve the community, including improved access to education, agricultural intensification, and expanding the region's ecotourism.
Project impact to date
Sustainable development goals
The project supports 15 goals outlined in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
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