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February 20, 2024

Updated project design released to create high integrity carbon removals across Nicaragua

Taking Root has released an updated Project Design Document (PDD) under version 4 of the Plan...

January 23, 2024

Two years in: catching up with CommuniTree farmer Juan Francisco Ordoñez Obando

Juan Francisco Ordoñez Obando joined the CommuniTree program in 2022, having been inspired by the success...

January 9, 2024

Taking Root achieves milestone corporate transition to accelerate global forest restoration

Taking Root is proud to announce the successful completion of its transition from a not-for-profit to...

December 14, 2023

Plant With Purpose and Taking Root partner to accelerate forest restoration

The world’s forests are disappearing at an alarming rate, and efforts to restore them need to...

November 29, 2023

Why we need to invest in natural climate solutions now

There is a growing tide of negative sentiment towards nature-based solutions (NbS). If this groundswell of...

September 22, 2023

What does it take to restore forests at scale?

This article was originally published on the World Economic Forum’s website on September 20, 2023. We’re...

August 30, 2023

Taking Root looks to expand impact to accelerate forest restoration

We’re losing the world’s forests, which also means that ecosystems, livelihoods, and climate are at risk....

June 28, 2023

How do farmers benefit from growing trees?

Healthy, diverse forests sequester carbon and help to mitigate climate change. That, we know. But trees...

June 7, 2023

Why forest value chains create higher quality carbon credits

If we are to restore the world’s forests, we must first address the drivers of forest...

May 24, 2023

Taking Root’s new values for restoring forests

It has been nearly 16 years since Taking Root was established. For many of those years,...

March 31, 2023

Considerations for mapping reforested land with smallholder farmers

At Taking Root, we believe that the best opportunity to restore the world’s forests lies with...

March 13, 2023

CommuniTree 2022: Raising the bar for high-quality forest carbon removals

Taking Root has issued its annual report for the CommuniTree Carbon Program’s 2022 vintage carbon issuance,...