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Verified Conservation Areas:
A Real-Estate Market For Biodiversity?
A power company in Germany can use forest-carbon from Brazil to offset emissions because carbon offsets are standardized units, but an American city that damages the habitat of endangered species in Arizona has no such option – in part because habitat is as varied and localized as land itself. Frank Vorhies says VCAs are part of the solution.   Learn MoreĽ
Market Snapshot
Number of Banks 121 Banks
Species Credit Types 88 Types
Habitat Credit Types 51 Types
States with Banks 13 States
Land Area Protected 122,872.25 Acres
U.S. Species Banks