First Avoided Clearing Project Queensland
– this article was originally published on the ABC Rural 11 March 2016, By Sarina Locke
First project to apply for carbon credits from the Government to not clear native vegetation in Queensland
As debate rages in Queensland about land clearing, one farmer in the Maranoa district west of Roma plans to get carbon credits for avoiding it. The next Federal Government Emission Reduction Fund auction for carbon abatement projects is being finalised for April 27-28.
In the last auction in November, Queensland graziers were big winners earning income with savannah burning projects, with 21 graziers in the Cape York region securing $36 million, planning to prevent the hottest savannah fires.
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