Forestry Carbon

Carbon markets continue to expand but call for regulation

Carbon markets continue to expand but call for regulation

The scope of international carbon markets continues to expand with the potential of forestry increasingly recognised in this context. However,...

March 11, 2022

Group developing carbon-removal system for farm forestry

Group developing carbon-removal system for farm forestry

A recently formed group of farmers, academics and legal experts is currently developing a certification and validation system for carbon...

December 31, 2021

‘Native species have a higher capacity to sequester carbon’

‘Native species have a higher capacity to sequester carbon’

A Leitrim farmer has indicated this week that carbon sequestration can be managed effectively by planting appropriate tree species to...

June 24, 2019

Concerns raised on ‘mandatory farm forestry whispers’

Concerns raised on ‘mandatory farm forestry whispers’

Concerns regarding whispers from sources close to Government that it will soon be mandatory for farmers to plant some forestry...

June 18, 2019

Microsoft backs new afforestation initiative

Microsoft backs new afforestation initiative

Ireland’s afforestation targets have received a significant boost due to a new investment by Microsoft – namely¬†the Irish Forest Creation...

May 12, 2017