Permanent Forest Sink Initiative

Projekt description

Initiated by the Government of New Zealand, the “Permanent Forest Sink Initiative” projects restore intact forests on the North and South Island. Originally, the majority of New Zealand used to be arborous. In recent decades, the expansion of extensive agriculture led to large-scale deforestation destroying the natural habitats of native bird species such as the kiwi.
Developed by the New Zealand Government, the project developers, private land owners and local residents, the initiative uses the sale of CO2 certificates to push forward with long-term reforestation in New Zealand. In particular traditional forest regions are being reforested. The risks of soil erosion and flooding are reduced significantly, drinking water quality is improved and habitats – particularly those of endangered native bird species – are re-established.

Project type

Afforestation, Reforestation

Location

New Zealand

Project size

14,000 hectare

Project developer

Permanent Forests International Ltd.

Standard

PFSI

Validator/certifier

Tonkin & Taylor

Communications

project description, pictures

Key Facts

14,000 hectare have been reforested to date

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