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									                                ECOSYSTEM SERVICE PAYMENTS: TODAY AND IN THE FUTURE
                                Cap and Trade/Compliance-Driven Markets                                              Voluntary                 Philanthropy (tax        Cap and Trade/           Voluntary Private PES     Government PES           Government PES                 Voluntary Private PES    Certification            Voluntary
CATEGORY OF                                                                                                                                    policy driven)           Compliance-Driven                                                                                                                   (consumer
INSTRUMENT                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  preference/procurement
                                1a) REGULATORY-                1b) REGULATORY-          2a) REGULATORY-              2b) VOLUNTARY CARBON      3) LAND TRUSTS,          4) WATER QUALITY         5a) VOLUNTARY             5b) GOVERNMENT           6a) PUBLIC WATERSHED           6b) PRIVATE              CERTIFIED PRODUCTS:      RECREATION               WATER TRADING                  BIOPROSPECTING                 COMPLIANT CARBON               NON-COMPLIANT CARBON             RENEWABLE ENERGY               ENERGY EFFICIENCY                 CERTIFIED                       TRADABLE DEVELOPMENT            INDIVIDUAL
                                DRIVEN ECOSYSTEM               DRIVEN SPECIES           DRIVEN CARBON                FORESTRY                  CONSERVATION             TRADING                  CONSERVATION              CONSERVATION             MANAGEMENT PES                 WATERSHED MANAGEMENT     Timber and NTFPs         (Hunting,                                                                              TRADING                        TRADING                          TRADING                                                          AGRICULTURE AND                 RIGHTS                          TRANSFERABLE QUOTAS
ECOSYSTEM MARKET                OFFSETS                        OFFSETS                  FORESTRY                                               EASEMENTS                (Nutrient/Salinity       PAYMENTS AND              PAYMENTS AND                                            PES                                               Ecotourism, etc.)                                                                                                                                                                                                       FISHERIES                                                       (Fisheries)
                                (including US                  (including US            (e.g. Kyoto,                                           (and expenditures by     trading)                 BIODIVERSITY OFFSETS      BIODIVERSITY OFFSETS
                                Wetland Mitigation             Conservation             LULUCF)                                                NGOs for
                                $200 million (just             Banking)
                                                               $45 million              $100 million                 $15 million               conservation)
                                                                                                                                               $6,000 million           $7 million               $20 million               $3,000 million - just    $1,000 million (New            $5 million (many         Just FSC estimated at                             $100 million for               $30 million                    $1,000 million (just           $60 million                      $155-185 million               ?                                 $26,000 million in                                              New Zealand, US
                                private, for profit                                                                                                                                                                        flora and fauna          York City ~$150                public PES are           $5,000 million                                    environment, $2,000                                           for project-based                                                                                                                global sales
                                wetland and stream);                                                                                                                                                                       oriented programs (not   million, WRP $240              partially public -                                                         million overall                                               reductions; trading of
                                $1,000 million total                                                                                                                                                                       including water and      million, EQUIP                 like Costa Rica ~30%                                                       (Western US,                                                  allowances is twice
(in $ per annum)
                                (including in-lieu fee                                                                                                                                                                     soil conservation)       estimate 50% for water-        private funds by                                                           $500,000,000 million                                          this size, same for
                                etc.)                                                                                                                                                                                                               related ~$500 million)         electric, also                                                             Murray-Darling                                                rows 5 and 6 below)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Ecuador, public                                                            Australia) - extremely
                                $600 million (banks);          $65 million              $1,500 million (if EU        $25 million               $10,000 million          $200 million             $25 million               $ 4,000 million          $3,000 million                 $50 million              $15,000 million                                   $6,000 million                 $35 million                    $45,000 million                $100 million                     $700-900 million               ?                                 $60,000 million
                                $1,500 million total                                    ETS allows sinks in
                                                                                        by 2008)
(in $ per annum, by 2010)

                                $2,000 million                 $200 million             $6,000 million               $50 million               $20,000 million          $5,000 million           $150 million - if         $10,000 million          $20,000 million                $10,000 million          $50,000 million                                   $100,000 million               > $500 million                 $100,000 million               $200 million                     $2,500 million                 ?                                 $200,000 million
POTENTIAL SIZE                  (banks); $3,000                                                                                                                                                  corporations take to                                                                                                                                         overall, $1,000
(in $ per annum, by 2050)       million total                                                                                                                                                    the concept                                                                                                                                                  million for
                                20%                            10%                      10%                          10%                       5%                       5%                       25%                       30%                      10%                            10%                      25%                                               20%                            5%                             70%                            10%                              400%                                                             30%                                                             10%
(annual %)
                                Number and quality of          Species conserved        Climate change               Climate change            Land area conserved x    Pounds of nutrient       Species conserved         Number and quality of    Quantity of water              Quantity of water        Acres of sustainably                              Volume of water with           Biodiversity level? -          Climate change                 Climate change                   Avoided pollution              Avoided pollution                 Avoided nutrient and                                            Annual average tons
                                ecosystems, protected                                   mitigated (measured          mitigated (measured in    Ecosystem quality        pollution avoided,       (wildlife sponsorship -   ecosystems, protected    improved or protected          improved or protected    managed forests                                   environmental benefit          royalties usually go           mitigated (measured in         mitigated (measured in           (e.g. tons CO2, but            (e.g. tons CO2, but               fertilizer pollution,                                           fisheries mass
                                and restored                                            in tCO2e)                    tCO2e)                                             pounds of                captive breeding &        and restored             x degree of                    x degree of                                                                                               in to an environmental         tCO2e)                         tCO2e)                           also others)                   also others)                      but also in terms of                                            increased - number of
ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFIT METRIC                                                                                                                                            sedimentation avoided    education)                                         protection,                    protection,                                                                                               trust that invests in                                                                                                                                           habitat for species                                             fish species-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    potentially = pounds           potentially = pounds                                                                                      a mix of habitat                                                                                                                                                                                                                populations improved
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    waterborn pollutants           waterborn pollutants                                                                                      conservation, capacity
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    avoided                        avoided                                                                                                   building, education,
CURRENT ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFIT   Medium (3)                     Medium (3)               Medium (3)                   Medium (3)                Medium (3)               Low/Medium (2)           Medium (3)                Medium/High (4)          Low/Medium (2)                 Low/Medium (2)           Medium/High (4)                                   Low/Medium (2)                 Medium (3)                     High (5)                       Medium (3)                       Medium/High (4)                High (5)                          Medium/High (4)                                                 Medium (3)
(per unit spending) - this is
a multiplier, on a scale
where 1=low and 5=high)         Medium/High (4)                Medium/High (4)          High (5)                     Medium (3)                High (5)                 Medium/High (4)          Medium/High (4)           High (5)                 Medium/High (4)                High (5)                 Medium/High (4)                                   Medium/High (4)                Medium/High (4)                High (5)                       Medium (3)                       High (5)                       High (5)                          High (5)                                                        Medium/High (4)
(per unit spending) - this is
a multiplier, on a scale
where 1=low and 5=high)
                                Yes                            Yes                      Yes                          Yes                       Yes                      Yes (but may not be      Yes (offsets often a      Yes                      Yes                            Yes                      Yes                                               No, but many times             Partial                        No                             No                               No                             No                                Yes                                                             Ocean area yes, but
                                                                                                                                                                        that useful)             mix of habitat and                                                                                                                                           keeping water in-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              not terrestrial
CAN BENEFIT BE MEASURED IN                                                                                                                                                                       capacity-                                                                                                                                                    stream requires a
TERMS OF LAND? Yes/No                                                                                                                                                                            building/education                                                                                                                                           change in tillage that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              could have habitat
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              benefit (or detriment)
                                Acres of ecosystem             Acres of species         Forest (native) area         Forest (native) area      Land area conserved x    Acres of watershed       Habitat                   Acres of restored or     Acres of land                  Acres of land            Acres of sustainably                              Acres farm habitat             Acres of high                  Forest (native) area           Forest (native) area             NA                             NA                                Acres of sustainably                                            Acres ocean habitat
                                conserved or restored          habitat restored or      restored and/or              restored and/or           ecosystem quality        protected, acres of                                conservation managed     protected or restored          protected or restored    managed forests                                   improved                       biodiversity                   restored and/or                restored and/or                                                                                   managed farm lands                                              improved
CONSERVATION VALUE METRIC                                      conserved                protected                    protected                                          farmland sustainably                               land                                                                                                                                                                                             protected                      protected

CURRENT LAND CONSERVATION       Medium/Low (2)                 Medium/High (4)          Medium (3)                   High (5)                  Medium/High (4)          Low (1)                  Medium/Low (2)            Medium/High (4)          Medium(3)                      Medium(3)                Medium/High (4)                                                                  Medium/Low (2)                 Low (1)                        Low (1)                          Low (1)                        Low (1)                           Medium (3)                                                      Medium/Low (2)
(per unit spending) - this is
a multiplier, on a scale        Medium/High (4)                Medium/High (4)          High (5)                     High (5)                  High (5)                 Medium (3)               High (5)                  High (5)                 Medium/High (4)                High (5)                 Medium/High (4)                                                                  Medium/High (4)                Low (1)                        Low (1)                          Low (1)                        Low (1)                           Medium (3)                                                      Medium/High (4)
VALUE (per unit spending) -
this is a multiplier, on a
scale where 1=low and 5=high)

                                Dept. of                       Dept. of                 Corporations,                Corporations (e.g.        NGO: TNC, TPL, Am.       Treatment plants,        Corporations, major       US Government,           Government water               Private, i.e. Evian,     Global middle/upper      Individuals and                                         Pharma, Biotech                                                                                                                                                 Whole Foods and other           New Jersey, Maryland,
                                Transportation, Public         Transportation, Public   governments, Carbon          Mitsubishi, AEP,          Land Conservancy,        other point source       conservation NGOs, and    Australian Government    agencies / utilities           Ecuador beer company,    class, Home Depot,       commercial operators,                                   (Diversa Corp,                                                                                                                                                  organic/natural                 Brazil’s Forest Code
                                Works Projects, major          Works project, major     funds, (Oregon)              Cinergy, GM, Texaco)      Conservation Fund,       emitters, potentially    individuals                                        (City of New York),            water utility,           socially aware           CC AFRICA                                               Genencor, Novozymes                                                                                                                                             grocery stores                  trading?
                                corporations,                  corporations,            Climate Trust, World         and smaller companies     Land Trust Alliance      government buyers                                                           private utilities              hydroelectrics,          retailers
                                commercial and                 commercial and           Bank Carbon Funds,           (CSR), individuals        and Local Land Trusts,   through reverse                                                             mandated by                    Vivendi, Lyonnaise,
BUYERS                          residential real-              residential real         Country Energy,                                        Recreation, Hunting      auctions                                                                    governments                    Florida Ice and Farm,
                                estate developers              estate developers        PowerTree                                              and Fishing,                                                                                                                        Energia Global,
                                                                                                                                               corporations needing                                                                                                                Companiea Nacional
                                                                                                                                               tax benefits.                                                                                                                       Fuerza y Luz etc.
                                                                                                                                               Public: Partners for
                                                                                                                                               Fish and Wildlife
                                                                                                                                               (USFWS), Local
                                Private and public             Private and public       Project developers,           Retailers (Future        Private landowners, in   Non point source         Private and public        Private landowners -     Private landowners,            Same                     Certified producers      Federal, state, and                                     Govt., states &                                                                                                                                                 Small and large scale
                                mitigation banking             mitigation banking       TNC, CI, Governments,         Forests, EAD             particular               emitters, including      landowners (for           often farmers,           Utilities, Forest                                                                private land owners                                     communities (InBio,                                                                                                                                             producers?
                                companies, State Dept.         companies, State Dept.   Hancock, CO2                  Environmental, Carbon    generational transfer    farmers, owners of       offsets, this could       agriculture              companies, National                                                                                                                      Center for
                                of Transportation,             of Transportation,       Australia, State              Fund, Climate Care,      of Ag. lands (US,        streams, wetland         include conservation                               Parks or other                                                                                                                           Reproduction of
                                Env. Agencies, Govt.-          Envt. agencies, Govt.-   Forest NSW, Ducks             Blue Source, Green       Canada, Latin America)   developers.              NGOs as well)                                      government lands,                                                                                                                        Endangered Species
                                run banks, NGOs,               run banks, NGOs,         Unlimited                     Fleet) Project                                                                                                                cooperatives, etc.                                                                                                                       (CERS) - San Diego
SELLERS                         private landowners             private landowners                                     developers (mostly                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Zoo)
                                                                                                                      NGOs, i.e. TNC, CI),
                                                                                                                      Governments, Carbon
                                                                                                                      retailers (for
                                                                                                                      reselling emissions
                                                                                                                      reductions in small
                                Forestry companies,            Forestry companies,      Forestry companies, farmers, local communities         Center for Natural       Farmers, residential     NGO intermerdiaries       Private landowners -     Same as above                  Same as above            Private land owners                                                              Communities
                                agricultural                   agricultural             (including indigenous groups/tribes), other private    Lands Management, TNC,   lawns                    and NGOs directly         often farmers,                                                                   (public, too?)
LAND-OWNERS, MANAGERS, AND      operations, mining             operations, mining       landowners, public agencies (state and national        brokers                                                                     agriculture
STEWARDS (Sellers)              operations, ranch              operations, ranch        government landowners)
                                associations,                  associations,
                                associations of other          associations of other
                                types of land-owners,          types of land-owners,
                                USACE, EPA, State              US FWS, state fish and   CDM Executive Board          CCBA                      IRS, state-level         EPA, state water         Groups themselves         US agencies (USDA,       Forestry Agencies,             NA                       Sus Wood: FSC, Green     CBD, Costa Rica:                                        CBD - Bonn Guidelines,         The Carbon Trust                                                                                                                 Sustainable Ag.:
                                DNRs, local government         wildlife agencies        and Climate Change                                     tradable benefits in     regulators, DNRs                                   USFWS, USFS, DOT) and    Water Agencies,                                         Seal, SFI                Certification for                                       national governements,                                                                                                                                          Marine Stewardship
                                (will be additional            (i.e. CA Dept. of Fish   Secretariat under                                      VA and CO                                                                   AU state agencies        Environment Agencies                                                             Sustainable Tourism;                                    and                                                                                                                                                             Council, Smithsonian &
                                agencies outside of            and Game) (will be       UNFCCC (for Kyoto),                                                                                                                (Forest NSW, Victoria    (i.e. Mexican National                                                           Institute for Policy                                    international/local                                                                                                                                             CI shade grown coffee,
REGULATORS/STANDARD SETTERS     US)                            additional agencies      NSW Independent                                                                                                                    Dept. of Sust. & Env.,   Water Commission)                                                                Studies: Center on                                      NGOs                                                                                                                                                            USDA Organic
                                                               outside of US -          Pricing and                                                                                                                        Western AU, etc.)                                                                                         Ecotourism and                                                                                                                                                                                                          Certification,
                                                               potentially RAMSAR)      Regulatory Tribunal                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Sustainable                                                                                                                                                                                                             Rainforest Alliance,
                                                                                        (for NSW), CCX                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Development -                                                                                                                                                                                                           TNC – Conservation
                                                                                        (Chicago Climate                                                                                                                                                                                                                             developing guidelines                                                                                                                                                                                                   Beef, Salmon Safe Ag.
                                                                                        Exchange) members                                                                                                                                                                                                                            for accrediting                                                                                                                                                                                                         products
                                Local, state, and fed          Local, state, and fed    Member governments           None                      Federal, state, local    Federal & state          NA                        Local and state          Local, State, and Fed          NA                                                                                                        CBD & national                                                                                                                                                  USDA, EU agency?
                                legislators and                legislators and          (for Kyoto), state                                     agencies                 legislation                                        legislators              legislators and                                                                                                                          governments
POLICY MAKERS                   international treaties         international treaties   government of NSW                                                                                                                                           International treaties
                                                                                        (for NSW), CCX
                                TNC, Conservation              IUCN, Environmental      members
                                                                                        TNC, CI, IUCN, CINQS,        American Forests,         Land Trust Alliance      ED, WRI, NMBA,           Biodiversity Neutral      Landowners,              TNC, CI                        Center for               Forest Stewardship       CI, TNC, IUCN                                           CBD, national                                                                                                                                                   Greenpeace, FOE
                                Fund, American Land            Defense, Insight         various forestry             Pacific Forest Trust,     members                  Environmental Trade      Initative, Forest         legislators, NGOs like                                  Conservation             Council; Scientific                                                              governments, and
                                Conservancy, Local             Investors (SRI), CELB    groups, including            Ducks Unlimited,                                   Network, Great Lakes     Trends, CI, Climate,      ED, Biodiv. Partners,                                   Incentives               Certification Systems;                                                           international/local
ADVOCATES                       Land Trusts, Ducks             (sustainable mining),    Hancock, TIMOs, etc.         celebrities                                        Protection Network       Community and             Defenders, TNC,                                                                  Programme for the                                                                NGOs, International Co-
                                Unlimited, ELI                 Environmental Defense                                                                                                             Biodiversity Alliance,    Lincoln Institute for                                                            Endorsement of Forest                                                            operative Biodiversity
                                                                                                                                                                                                 UNDP's Footprint          Land Policy                                                                      Certification                                                                    Groups (ICBG), Edmonds
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Neutral                                                                                                                                                                                     Institute
                                National Wildlife              National Wildlife        Greenpeace, WWF              NA                        Critics of tax policy    Fertilizer companies,    Friends of the Earth?     Anti-subsidy             Anti water                     NA                       Critics of SFI                                                                   Anti-privatization
                                Federation, Chesapeake         Federation, Chesapeake   (maybe changing?),                                     abuse, specifically      farm companies           Greenpeace?               advocates?               privatization folks,                                                                                                                     NGOs
                                Bay Foundation, Sierra         Bay Foundation, Sierra   Climate Action                                         Congress's Joint                                                                                     i.e. Friends of the
CRITICS                         Club, Audubon Society,         Club, Audubon Society,   Network (CAN),                                         Committee on Taxation                                                                                Earth
                                Greenpeace, Friends of         Greenpeace, Friends of   Friends of the Earth,
                                the Earth                      the Earth                Forestry
                                RAMSAR                         Convention on            Resource Network
                                                                                        World Bank (through          World Bank (through       NA                       World Bank               All major development                              World Water Council,           NA                                                IFC, OECD?                                              All multi and bi-
                                                               Biological Diversity,    its BioCarbon,               its BioCarbon and                                                           aid agencies (OECD),                               DANIDA                                                                                                                                   lateral agencies
                                                               CITES                    Prototype Carbon, and        Community Development                                                       GEF, World Bank, etc.                                                                                                                                                                       (InterAmerican
                                                                                        Community Development        Funds), GEF (World                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Development Bank)
                                                                                        Carbon funds),               Bank, UNEP, UNDP)
MULTILATERAL/BILERATAL/                                                                 Netherlands Euopean
DEVELOPMENT AGENCIES                                                                    Carbon Fund, KfW
                                                                                        Carbon Fund, Spain &
                                                                                        Italy? Finnish CDM/JI
                                                                                        Pilot Programme,
                                                                                        Asian Development
                                                                                        Bank CDM Facility
PROVIDERS                       Private players                Private players          GG-CAP Greenhouse Gas                                  Major NGOs, secondary    None yet.                NA                        NA                       Aqua (Bill Riley's             Same, Vivendi,                                                                                                                           European Investment                                             Calpers/Calsters,
                                                                                        Credit Aggregation                                     buyers of tax credits                                                                                group), Sustainable            Lyonnaise, etc.                                                                                                                          Bank, BioCarbon Fund                                            Vantage Point, Nth
                                                                                        Pool (Natsource),                                      under State programs                                                                                 Asset Management water                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Power, Chrysalix,
                                                                                        potentially: ABN                                                                                                                                            fund                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Rockport Capital
                                                                                        Amro, Citigroup,
                                                                                        HSBC, SwissRE,
                                NA                             NA                       Climate Group of             FACE Foundation           See buyers               Joyce Foundation, GLPF   All major foundations.                             TNC, World Bank,               NA
PHILANTHROPIC INVESTORS                                                                 Foundations                  (Dutch), Prima Klima                                                                                                           Foundations, CI
                                                                                                                     (German NGO)
                                National Mitigation            National Mitigation      Farmers trade unions                                   Land Trust Alliance      Environmental Trading    IUCN                                               NA                             Trade associations of                             The International                                                                      International                                                   Cleantech Venture                                                Organic Trade
                                Banking Association,           Banking Association,     in Europe, US group                                                             Network                                                                                                    water companies, Water                            Ecotourism Society                                                                     Emissions Trading                                               Network                                                          Association
                                Society for Ecological         Society for Ecological   that sold to CCX                                                                                                                                                                           Environment Fund                                                                                                                         Association
                                Restoration,                   Restoration
                                Association of State
                                Wetland Regulators
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Forwood International;                            West Water

                                Easement holders, i.e.         NGO or Govt. easement    Hancock, State                                                                  NA                       NA                        NA                                                                               Certifiers and
                                Center for Natural             holders                  Forests of NSW                                                                                                                                                                                                      technical assitance
                                Lands Management,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           forestry consultants
PROVIDER                        local land trusts

                                Members of SER,                Wildlife consulting      Winrock Intl.                 Winrock Intl.            Assessors, scientists,   Monitoring, hydrology    NGO intermerdiaries       Govt. agencies           FUNDECOR,                      Same                     Brinkman, Smartwood      RARE Center for                                                                                                                                                                                                         USDA (US -
                                hydrologists,                  firms, Environmental     (assessment,                  (assessment,             legal, easement                                                                                      hydrologists, other                                                              Tropical Conservation                                                                                                                                                                                                   accreditor), NASAA
                                nurseries, surveyors,          Defense, Nature Serve,   monitoring,                   monitoring,              monitors                                                                                             scientists, ICRAF,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       (AU)
                                law firms, engineering         other NGOs ?             verification),                verification),                                                                                                                CGIAR group including
                                and construction                                        Edinburgh Centre for          Edinburgh Centre for                                                                                                          CIFOR, CSIRO
TECHNICAL SERVICE PROVIDERS                                                             Climate Management            Climate Management
(legal, monitoring,                                                                     (project assessment &         (project assessment &
verification)                                                                           development,                  development,
                                                                                        measurement,                  measurement,
                                                                                        reporting),                   reporting),
                                                                                        Ecosecurities,                Ecosecurities, Trexler
                                                                                        Trexler (project              (project assesment &
                                                                                        assesment &                   development,
                                Bonding companies,             Bonding companies,       Brokers (e.g.                 Brokers (e.g.,           Tax attorneys            Watershed specific       NA                        NA                       Not developed yet              Same                                              IFC
                                financial assurance,           financial assurance,     Natsource, Cantor             Natsource, Cantor                                 arrangements.
                                letters of credit              letters of credit        Fitzgerald, Evolution         Fitzgerald, Evolution
                                                                                        Markets), consultants         Markets), Consultants
                                                                                        (e.g. Ecosecurities,          (e.g., Ecosecurities,
                                                                                        Baker & McKenzie),            Baker & McKenzie),
FINANCIAL SERVICE PROVIDERS                                                             large NGOs (e.g. CI,          large NGOs (e.g., CI,
                                                                                        TNC), brokers (e.g.           TNC), Carbon retailers
                                                                                        Natsource, Cantor             (e.g., Future Forests,
                                                                                        Fitzgerald, Evolution         Green Fleet, EAD
                                                                                        Markets), financial           Environmental)
                                                                                        consultants (e.g.
                                                                                        Ecosecurities), large
                                Environmental Science,         Environmental Science,   QUEST (Bristol                QUEST (Bristol Univ.),                            Yes.                     Everyone                                           Everyone                       Same                     Yale Global Institute    Griffith University                                     Oregon State
                                MBA programs, law,             MBA programs, law,       Univ.), ENCOFOR               ENCOFOR (European                                                                                                                                                                     of Sustainable           (Australia),                                            University (Dr.
                                carthography,                  carthography, wildlife   (European Academic &          Academic & Research                                                                                                                                                                   Forestry                 International Centre                                    William Gerwick)
                                hydrologists                   biologists               Research Alliance),           Alliance), CATIE                                                                                                                                                                                               for Ecotourism
ACADEMICS                                                                               CATIE (Costa Rica),           (Costa Rica), CIFOR                                                                                                                                                                                            Research; University
                                                                                        CIFOR (Indonesia),            (Indonesia), ICRAF                                                                                                                                                                                             of Colorado, Boulder:
                                                                                        ICRAF (Africa +               (Africa + global)                                                                                                                                                                                              Leeds School of
                                                                                        global)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Business, Center for
                                National Wetlands              EPRI, USFWS              Environmental                 Project developer and    NGO newsletters, Land    Environmental Trading    NGO newsletters and       NGO & govt. agency       Flows (online)                 NA                       Forestweb;               Journal of Sustainable                                  CBD                            Point Carbon;                                                   Renewable Energy                                                 Beyond Organics
                                Letter, ELI                                             Finance, Sinks Watch,         buyer websites,          Trust Alliance,          Network, Flows, Water    websites, Environment,    newsletters and                                                                  Foresttrade Asia;        Tourism, The                                                                           Environmental Finance;                                          Resource; World-wide
                                publication,                                            NSW GHG Registry (for         California Climate       Lincoln Land Institute   Strategist, Carnegie     Natural History,          websites (i.e. The                                                               Greenspec                International                                                                          Ctrade; Carbon Market                                           Information System for
                                California Insider and                                  NSW projects),                Action Registry (for                              Institute at             Grist, The                Biodiversity                                                                                              Ecotourism Society,                                                                    Monitor                                                         Renewable Energy; US
INFORMATION PROVIDERS           state-wide regulatory                                   Climate Trust website         CA projects)                                      Dartmouth, ELI, EPA      Biodiversity              Partnership & ED)                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Department of Energy
                                publications, USACE --                                  (for Oregon                                                                                              Partnership
                                RIBITS, local papers,                                   projects), project
                                NatureServe, National                                   developer and buyer
                                Heritage become the
                                We could                       We could become the      websites, Point
                                                                                        We're already the leading source of information for    We have a real           Depth: Biweekly          Critical role is          Depth: Annual survey     Depth: One article per month on the general topic of    Shallow: Regular         Shallow: Limit           Shallow: Limit coverage of this sector to links between these activities and ecosystem markets.    Develop any information on the size and scope of this area.    Potential for a Katoomba Dialogue.   Drive traffic to existing information sources.   Use Features to highlight any
                                industry publication.          industry publication.    forest carbon (LULUCF); must maintain this position    opportunity to take a    article if possible.     quantifying the amount    of expenditures of       waterhed PES. Expand role in policy development by      articles on whether or   coverage of this         specific transactions.
                                Depth: At least 1              Depth: At least 1        by staying current and expanding into areas where we   leadership role in       Keep our finger on the   of money in this          major wildlife-related   providing analysis of market design.                    not this is an           sector to links
                                feature article per            feature article per      can add value and make connection to (and from)        providing information    pulse of this            space. Gauging            programs, feature                                                                'Ecosystem Service'.     between these
                                week, establish more           week, establish more     broader carbon market.                                 on the scale and scope   potentially emerging     markets.                  articles, maybe deal     Users: Policy makers and funders in this space, i.e.    Develop any              activities and
                                news feeds, esp. from          news feeds, esp. from                                                           of easements and their   area.                                              tracking.                foundations, large NGOs, multilaterals.                 information on the       ecosystem markets.
                                Florida, North                 Florida, North           Depth: At least one feature article every week,        impact on conservation                            Depth: Annual survey                                                                                       size and scope of this   Develop any
                                Carolina, California,          Carolina, California,    customized carbon homepage and/or section, expansion   and real estate value.                            of expenditures of                                                                                         area. Potential for a    information on the
                                South Carolina,                South Carolina,          to other carbon activities relevant to land owners                                                       major conservation                                                                                         Katoomba Dialog. Drive   size and scope of this
                                analyses, reports,             analyses, reports,       (i.e. biomass), feature coverage and sample            Depth: Creating                                   organizations. Report                                                                                      traffic to existing      area. Potential for a
                                index products,                index products,          transactions from broader carbon (non-forestry)        content throughout the                            on total value of bond                                                                                     information sources.     Katoomba Dialogue.
                                customized homepage or         customized homepage or   market, expert listings, sellers listings (using PIN   site tagged to OCTs.                              measures on annual                                                                                         Use Features to          Drive traffic to
                                section, more market           section, more market     template and fields to identify good from bad, e.g.,   Fund research on roll                             basis. Also:                                                                                               highlight any specific   existing information
MARKETPLACE                     service, make                  service, make            certification, funding status, partners), expand       up of easement                                    Features, deal                                                                                             transactions.            sources. Use Features
                                information user-              information user-        coverage of voluntary/retail market, develop carbon    transaction value and                             tracking and news on                                                                                                                to highlight any
                                friendly according to          friendly according to    market overview comparing various carbon markets.      analysis of easement                              voluntary offsets.                                                                                                                  specific transactions.
                                survey groups, segment         survey groups, segment                                                          impact.   At least 1
                                news (some rollout of          news (some rollout of    Users: Project developers, investors, policymakers,    feature article per
                                new version), launch           new version), launch     landowners, consultants, forest communities with       week, establish more
                                at annual meeting,             at annual meeting,       carbon project potential                               news feeds, analyses,
                                capitalize on                  capitalize on                                                                   reports, index
                                marketing                      marketing                                                                       products, more news
                                opportunities for this         opportunities for this                                                          feeds. Quarterly
                                group, quarterly               group, quarterly                                                                market analysis
                                market analysis                market analysis                                                                 reports, newsletter,

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