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STORIES OF THE PEOPLE, PLACES & PARTNERS THAT MAKE TRAVEL AND TOURISM TICK

In Q3 2023, our network supported five climate projects through our carbon offset program. Read on to learn more about the impact these projects are creating for the climate, communities, and biodiversity. We retire carbon credits on a quarterly basis and are committed to providing transparency about the projects supported....

Josphat Mtwana is the community liaison officer managing the Mikoko Pamoja carbon offset project in Kenya’s Gazi Bay. He has led the project’s transformative work of capacity-building, rehabilitation, conservation, and sustainable utilization of mangrove resources. In this TEDx talk, Josphat talks about how he got involved in this project, the...

This video shows how communities in Gazi Bay, Kenya actively restore and protect mangroves through the Mikoko Pamoja carbon offset project. The video depicts a day of the project as villagers prepare a mangrove nursery for planting. Mikoko Pamoja is one of the projects in our Climate Impact Portfolio that...

This video tells a short story about Bagayo, a member of the indigenous Hadza community who resides in Tanzania’s Yaeda Valley. Bagayo shares how he protects the forest as a village game scout to prevent encroachment and deforestation as part of the Yaeda-Eyasi carbon offset project. Video provided by Carbon...

This video highlights a 2-week training program for 138 village game scouts conducted as part of the Yaeda-Eyasi carbon offset project. Village game scouts protect Tanzania’s Yaeda Valley and surrounding region from threats like deforestation and poaching. This training provides them with the skills and knowledge to carry out their...

In this clip, we hear from Jo Anderson, one of the co-founders of Carbon Tanzania, the organization that coordinates the implementation of the Yaeda-Eyasi carbon offset project. Jo talks about Carbon Tanzania’s approach to conservation and highlights the critical role that indigenous communities play in protecting the earth’s biodiversity-rich landscapes....