Global Green Carbon Corporation (GGC) is a world-wide project developer of carbon-financed AFOLU (Agriculture, Forestry, and Other Land Uses) initiatives. Global Green Carbon’s unique integrated land management strategy not only addresses one of the primary causes of global warming, deforestation, but also rehabilitates degraded ecosystems, conserves bio-diversity through habitat preservation, regenerates dwindling water resources and provides opportunities for forest communities. With a focus on afforestation/reforestation (A/R), avoided deforestation (REDD) and improved/sustainable forest management (IFM & SFM) Global Green Carbon is at the forefront of the next generation of competitive forestry eco-business enterprises that makes a difference while generating a profit.
Global Green Carbon (GGC) announced today that Kevin Whitlock will manage a team of GGC employees and consultants to address the project pipeline from the United States Agency for Development’s (USAID) Economic Growth for Poverty Reduction (EG4PR) proposal. GGC is a climate change consultant subcontractor with AECOM, a global provider of professional, technical and management support services. AECOM serves clients in more than 140 countries and had revenue of $8.2 billion during the 12 months ended Dec. 31, 2012.Read more »
Global Green Carbon (GGC) announced today that they are partnering with Ocean Research Project (ORP) to map the CO2 levels of the Atlantic ocean. The 2013 Atlantic Survey is one of three expeditions slated for this year by the non-profit organization. The Atlantic Ocean is home to the Atlantic Garbage Patch and coincides with one of the five major oceanic gyres, the Sargasso Sea Gyre which is a huge spiral of seawater formed by colliding currents. Although depicted as a floating junkyard on the high seas it is a region that has not been thoroughly explored. Nicole Trenholm, ORP’s Program Director and Field Operations Scientist stated, ” It is very exciting that we have a developing partnership with Global Green Carbon Corporation. GGC’s support of ORP’s initial offshore expedition will aid in building the foundation of emerging ocean acidification research.”Read more »
Global Green Carbon (GGC) announced today that it has been selected by Crawford Enterprises to remediate a mining concession in the Napo Province, a critical area of the Ecuador Amazon Rainforest. The concession is 1,000 hectares of partially de-graded land located along the banks of the Napo River, one of the headwaters of the Amazon River. In keeping with the corporate mission of linking sustainiblity and profitability, the reforestation project will utilize native species to promote habitat creation and profitable long-term agroforestry practices. Cacao, yucca, and plantain will provide a sustainable understory to the rainforest while providing cash crops to the local Kichwa tribes.
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