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FSC has joined 100+ NGOs supporting the #Together4Forests movement.
The FSC Ecosystem Services Procedure has helped Maderacre verify its positive impacts on biodiversity and carbon.
Companies committed to sustainable forest management in the Congo are doing their part to advance the life of Indigenous Peoples, like the Baaka, with dignity.
The regional agency for scientific research in forestry and agricultural services compromises 67 hectares of certified oak cork forests. This area is home to wild boars, hedgehogs, foxes, weasels, martens, and hares. Apart from all protective measures such as natural regeneration, the agency investigates physicochemical characteristics of the soil to focus on carbon stock.
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The regional Authority for Agriculture and Forestry Services of the Lombardy Region (abbreviated as ‘ERSAF’ in Italian) is home to various birds, reptiles, insects, amphibians, and mammals. The water protection in this region assures improved quality of pH values and nitrogen levels of these sources. Since 2009 the ERSAF’s net carbon stock reached 3 million tons of absorbed CO2, which is comparable to the average annual emission of 184,000 cars.
For over 15 years the public entity of Unione dei Comuni Valdarno Valdisieve (UCVV) preserves forest areas equal to 2,400 football fields. Located in the centre of the country, this region is known for its scenic landscapes and beautiful vineyards. With the help of the FSC certification, the total net carbon stock increased over 20 per cent, reaching more than 650,000 tons of absorbed CO2 since 2004.
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