The Surui: Getting Paid to Protect Forests
National Public Radio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The Surui, an indigenous tribe in the Brazilian Amazon, is working with Google Earth to make detailed maps of their forest. The tribe wants to know how many trees they have and how much they grow from year to year so they can get compensated for carbon sequestration on the voluntary carbon market.
In the Name of Gold
28 October 2013