Florestal Santa Maria Project (FSM-REDD Project)
The project area is part of the Amazon, the largest remaining rainforest on our planet. The Amazon is known for its amazing biodiversity; containing 10% of all species. The rainforest is home to some endangered species that rely on it for their survival.
The FSM-REDD Project reduces greenhouse gas emissions by stopping deforestation. The project assures the continuation of ongoing activities for forest protection plus the following actions:
In addition to regular monitoring by satellite images of the project area, there is a team stationed within the property, which conducts on-site surveillance of deforestation within and on the borders of the project area, to ensure the maintenance and preservation of the forest.
Social and Sustainability BenefitsThe project is contributing to sustainable development:
Protects Forests Protects Endangered Species Habitats Creating Jobs
Following a QAS approved carbon footprint calculation, this projects meets the requirements under the Quality Assurance Standard (QAS) for Carbon Offsetting. As part of this we are audited to ensure all offsets sold are retired on appropriate registries within 12 months of you purchasing.