WHY BUY FOREST PROTECTION CREDITS?
Responsible companies are increasing their energy efficiency where they can in their operations and supply chain to reduce their carbon impact. This process can take years and carbon neutrality can only be achieved by offsetting your unavoidable emissions.
Progressive companies that are well on their way to energy efficiency are taking the extra step to be carbon neutral in order to make a bigger impact now. By offsetting their current carbon impact, they can ensure emissions reduction happens against their own footprint. And high quality, nature-based carbon credits that create sustainable forest protection inherently delivers community-led economic development and biodiversity preservation.
WE BELIEVE THAT PREVENTING FURTHER DEFORESTATION IS THE MOST EFFECTIVE WAY TO COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE.
WHY PROTECT FORESTS?
Despite these crucial benefits, we are losing a forest area the size of New York City every 48 hours. The destruction of forests is the second largest source of CO2 emissions, more than the entire global transportation sector.
Every single organism depends directly or
indirectly on trees for their survival. Trees and forests are the foundation of biodiversity, which is essential to the cycle of life. In reciprocity, high biodiversity supports the health of a forest. Trees provide food, shelter, medicine and clean our air. Trees absorb carbon and release oxygen, hydrate our air and filter our water. They are also an essential part of the ecosystem that support natural flood and landslide control. Forests support human life where ever you are in the world.
In fact, deforestation is responsible for 10% – 15% of all global warming emissions.
If we can stop deforestation globally, it would result in 30% of the emissions reductions needed to maintain our global temperature increase below 2 degrees C.
FOREST PROTECTION CREDITS
That’s why offsetting your unavoidable emissions with
Forest Protection Credits - carbon credits that prevent further deforestation -
is the most impactful and direct action you can take to fight climate change.
REDD+ is an acronym for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation, a UN-envisioned Climate Change mitigation strategy designed to protect forests that would otherwise be destroyed and thereby avoid the release of CO2 emissions that harm the environment.
Wildlife Works develops and trades VCS verified REDD Voluntary Emissions Reductions, (VERs)
WHY OFFSET WITH WILDLIFE WORKS?
Wildlife Works owns the entire lifecycle of our carbon projects internally; from project origination, validation, on-the-ground management, to sales.
This means we work directly in the field with the community, protecting wildlife and forests (no middlemen).
We are the world’s first to deliver certified REDD+ credits.
Wildlife Works offset purchases go directly to protecting forests and communities in Kenya and the Congo.
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OFFSET WITH WILDLIFE WORKS : BATTLE CLIMATE CHANGE AND PROTECT THE MOST VULNERABLE
Wildlife Works Carbon Credits protect 5M acres of forest. These forests provide safe haven for elephants, bonobos, lions, cheetahs and many more iconic species. The sale of credits go directly to supporting over 500 local jobs and reducing over 9.5 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually.