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Creating better forest conservation solutions and enabling you to achieve the SDG’s through investing in forest landscapes and their indigenous guardians.
December 5, 2017
Code REDD - Carbon Tanzania

Code REDD

In October 2017 Carbon Tanzania’s application to become a member of Code REDD was accepted. We are now a part of a global network of REDD […]
October 5, 2017
Ntakata Mountains community members - Carbon Tanzania

Carbon Measuring in Tanzania’s Wild West

This article was first published in Ujumbe. As this edition of Ujumbe goes to print, the Carbon Tanzania team will be trekking through the miombo forests […]
October 5, 2017
Conservation and Development in Mahale - Carbon Tanzania

Integrating Conservation with Development in the Greater Mahale Ecosystem

In early July I had the opportunity to spend a couple of weeks in the greater Mahale ecosystem at our newest project site, Ntakata Mountains. This […]
June 1, 2017

Carbon Contract signed with Makame CWMA

Thinking and acting for long-term biodiversity conservation On Saturday the 27th May, Carbon Tanzania reached a milestone, the result of 18 months of training and planning, […]
June 1, 2017

International aviation offset scheme takes off in Barcelona

Last week I was at the Innovate4Climate conference in Barcelona. 4 days of fascinating presentations, talks and discussion groups, and night spent meeting a wonderful array […]
April 28, 2017

Carbon Tanzania – 2016 Impact Report

Carbon Tanzania’s 2016 Annual Report – Click here download our interactive 2016 Annual Report poster.  
April 24, 2017

Connecting Conservation, Communities and Climate Change

Carbon Tanzania’s innovative approach to forest conservation incorporates protecting existing forests, supporting indigenous communities and mitigating climate change. How can one forest conservation project achieve all […]
March 30, 2017
Nature Discovery Carbon Elite award - Carbon Tanzania

Nature Discovery – Becoming Carbon Elite

The team at Nature Discovery are no strangers to the concept of protecting Tanzania’s natural beauty and promoting sustainable development. They are core company values built […]
March 24, 2017
Forest Conservation - protecting water, ecology livelihoods

Forest Conservation – Protecting water, ecological connectivity & livelihoods

Forest conservation in Tanzania, it turns out, often involves meetings in air-conditioned offices in Dar es Salaam. As many field biologists find out at one point […]
March 23, 2017
Business opportunities within SDGs - Carbon Tanzania

Unexplored Business Opportunities in Sustainability

If 78% of consumers report they are more likely to buy from brands who are working toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) why are fewer than […]
February 27, 2017
Protect forests to protect chimps - Carbon Tanzania

Keeping Carbon in the Ground to Protect Chimpanzees, Simple Surely?

Ten years ago Jo and I established Carbon Tanzania with one aim, to value ecosystems through carbon and by doing so protect unique biodiversity and human […]
February 22, 2017
Nature Discovery supporting community scouts - Carbon Tanzania

Nature Discovery – Discovering a Complete Business Approach to Conservation

Conserving Tanzania’s landscapes and wildlife that visitors travel thousands of miles to witness is not a new concept for Tanzanian adventure outfitter Nature Discovery. It is […]
October 5, 2017
Ntakata Mountains community members - Carbon Tanzania

Carbon Measuring in Tanzania’s Wild West

This article was first published in Ujumbe. As this edition of Ujumbe goes to print, the Carbon Tanzania team will be trekking through the miombo forests […]
October 5, 2017
Conservation and Development in Mahale - Carbon Tanzania

Integrating Conservation with Development in the Greater Mahale Ecosystem

In early July I had the opportunity to spend a couple of weeks in the greater Mahale ecosystem at our newest project site, Ntakata Mountains. This […]
April 28, 2017

Carbon Tanzania – 2016 Impact Report

Carbon Tanzania’s 2016 Annual Report – Click here download our interactive 2016 Annual Report poster.  
April 28, 2017

Carbon Tanzania’s 2016 Impact Report – Interactive poster

Carbon Tanzania’s interactive 2016 Annual Report  
March 23, 2017
Business opportunities within SDGs - Carbon Tanzania

Unexplored Business Opportunities in Sustainability

If 78% of consumers report they are more likely to buy from brands who are working toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) why are fewer than […]
August 27, 2016
Road to understanding forest communities- Carbon Tanzania

The Road to Understanding Forest Communities

On a cold, grey morning in the southern Masai Steppe, the Masai elder arrived wrapped in his shuka (a traditional tartan patterned robe), a thick winter […]
June 12, 2016
Forest Conservation in Tanzania - Carbon Tanzania

Why REDD is like a Democracy

A newspaper article was recently brought to my attention. It is a well-researched critique of a conservation project in Kenya that threatens the forced eviction of […]
May 26, 2016
Stop the wildlife trade - Carbon Tanzania

Stop the Trade and Protect Biodiversity

The theme for World Environment Day 2016 is “stop the illegal trade in wildlife”, not just animals but plant life too, as every stolen item erodes […]
November 12, 2015
Developing REDD+ in Makame WMA Tanzania

Protecting Landscapes for People and Wildlife; REDD+ in the Makame WMA

In January 2016, Carbon Tanzania begins a new challenge, to develop, certify and bring to market a REDD+ (Reduced Emissions from Deforestation & forest Degradation) project […]