Alaskan indigenous group swaps coal rights for forest offsets in innovative deal

Published 00:34 on January 27, 2017  /  Last updated at 21:38 on January 30, 2020  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

A group of indigenous people in Alaska have agreed to surrender their rights to exploit a coal mining deposit in return for developing a forest carbon project that can earn carbon credits eligible under the WCI programme.

A group of indigenous people in Alaska have agreed to surrender their rights to exploit a coal mining deposit in return for developing a forest carbon project that can earn carbon credits eligible under the WCI programme.

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