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Exchanging emissions for biodiversity: In pursuit of an integrated solution in New Zealand


  • By Fiona Carswell,

  • Bob Frame,

  • Vicki Martin,

  • Ian Turney

  • The authors all work for the EBEX project within Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research (PO Box 69, Lincoln, New Zealand, Tel. (+3) 325 6700. Email: Fiona Carswell (corresponding author) is the scientific officer for the project, Bob Frame and Vicki Martin work with businesses to measure and manage their emissions and Ian Turney is the executive officer of the project. The article reports on a Landcare Research effort to engage New Zealand organizations and businesses in native forest regeneration, consequently reducing greenhouse gas footprints while increasing indigenous biodiversity.