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Developed by: 
Resources for the Future, Climate Advisers, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
Description: 

The Forest Carbon Index illuminates the geography of potential forest carbon investments by compiling and mapping quantitative localized data relating to biological, economic, investment, and market readiness conditions.

Profit Potential: Raw profit potential is calculated by subtracting the expected cost of managing a piece of land for forest carbon from expected forest carbon revenues.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://www.forestcarbonindex.org/
Contact person: 
Climate Advisers
Contact email: 
info@climateadvisers.com
Type of access: 
open
Type of information available online: 
maps, policy recommendations, report, contact owner for datasets
Developed by: 
Green Belt Movement
Description: 

GBM Kenya is a non-profit grassroots NGO based in Kenya. Since 2007 GBM has integrated digital mapping and GIS into its monitoring and evaluations procedures. GBM’s GIS Lab in Kenya provides the capability to create/collect, edit, query, analyze and display geographic information in order to facilitate better tracking of GBM’s programs.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://greenbeltmovement.org/
Contact person: 
Green Belt Movement
Contact email: 
gbm@greenbeltmovement.org
Type of access: 
open
Type of information available online: 
website, blog
Developed by: 
Ecosia Microsoft Yahoo
Description: 

Ecosia is an eco-friendly Internet search engine backed by Yahoo, Bing and the World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). At least 80% of its advertising revenue go to a rainforest protection program run by the WWF. Ecosia servers run on green electricity.Ecosia: Green Search Engine: Ecosia: Green Search EngineEcosia: Green Search Engine: Ecosia: Green Search Engine

Go to direct to resource: 
http://ecosia.org
Contact person: 
Ecosia
Contact email: 
questions@ecosia.org
Type of access: 
open
Type of information available online: 
Search engine

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