TITLE

Carbon exchange farming -- the next big thing

AUTHOR(S)
Carswell, Fiona
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
New Zealand Dairy Exporter;Oct2010, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p80
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses carbon exchange farming under which farmers will use native species for riparian planting and allowing the regeneration of native forest that would increase soil organic carbon. It outlines the benefits of carbon accumulation by native forests, including improving biodiversity and reducing soil erosion. It describes the selling of carbon credits under the Emissions-Biodiversity Exchange for the 21st century (EBEX21) programme of Landcare Research. It relates the advantage of new forests over existing forest for carbon accumulation.
ACCESSION #
55404706

 

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