Brian McFarland Publishes Rainforest Conservation Tome

November 24, 2017

After more than two years, 60+ interviews and 24 case studies across 15 countries and four continents, the book “Conservation of Tropical Rainforests: A Review of Financial and Strategic Solutions” has finally been published by Springer / Palgrave Macmillan, as part of the Palgrave Studies in Environmental Policy and Regulation series.

The book, totaling nearly 750 pages, was written by our very own Brian McFarland.  Brian is the Project Director at and he recently celebrated 10 years at  The book includes a case study of our Purus Project, a project that Brian has been directly involved with since 2011, and was the first ever REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation) project in Acre, Brazil to be independently validated and verified to the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) and to the Climate, Community and Biodiversity Standard (CCBS) with Gold Distinction for exceptional biodiversity benefits.

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