News & Updates

Brinkman Featured in The Guardian Article: Reviving Land Makes Businesses Grow

Feb
15
Feb
15

"Five years ago, Jurriann Ruys, a successful partner at management firm McKinsey in Amsterdam, did something his former colleagues could never have predicted. He quit, to help solve the problem of land degradation.

Brinkman Featured on Voice of America News: Clear-cuts to Rosewood

Jan
30
Jan
30

Voice of America journalist Steve Baragona just released an article and video on VOAnews.com, in the Science and Health Section, titled "Report Sees Profit in Restoring Degraded Land," which

Brinkman Profiled in New WRI & TNC Report: “The Business of Growing Trees”

Jan
24
Jan
24

Brinkman’s forest restoration work has been profiled in a new report released Jan 18th 2018 by World Resources Institute (WRI) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC

Flow State, Land Reconciliation, and Gratitude for 2017: Message from the CEO

Jan
1
Jan
1
Photo: New Millionaire Circle members, Heath Plummer, and Pete Scheiber with Dirk Brinkman (Kitty Ypma photobomb)    Gratitude for 2017: Dirk Brinkman's Christmas celebration speech  

Pound 4 Pemba 2017: Thank You Planters for the Biggest Year Yet!

Nov
12
Nov
12

2017 was another landmark year for the Pound 4 Pemba fundraiser. This year 332 planters, staff, and supervisors donated all or a portion of their day's earnings to help vulnerable communities on the Island of Pemba adapt and thrive in the face climate change.

Women’s Empowerment is Critical to the Fight Against Climate Change in Tanzania

Oct
30
Oct
30

Salume Khamis with her new water tank. Water security is critically important to ensure farmers can grow food throughout the year, increasing food security and resilience to climate change.

Las plantaciones de teca en América Latina: Mitos y realidades

Jun
18
Jun
18

Dear All, Estimados,

Es un gran placer adjuntar un libro recientemente publicado por la FAO y CATIE a nivel internacional donde BARCA participo como autor o coautor (Clementino, Diego y mi persona) en dos capítulos.

Disfruten la lectura.

Alex Robertson, An Account of Our Beloved Friend's Passing: An Unthinkable Threat to Planter Well-being

Mar
3
Mar
3

By Erik Brinkman

By now many of you know that our good friend and sage colleague Alex Robertson has recently passed away. As a community we are here supporting each other through the immense grief and shock ­­-- shock that BC’s opioid crisis could take someone from our midst who we never would have thought was vulnerable. I am writing this account to honour his memory by shedding some light on the details of the week surrounding his passing as best I can and perhaps his passing can be a learning event for us to help mitigate this tragedy from repeating itself.

How Two First Nations And A Small Canadian Town Tapped Carbon Finance To Sustainably Manage Their Shared Forest

Feb
16
Feb
16

Ecosystem Marketplace came out to visit one of our field projects last year, and has published an article about the Cheakamus Community Forest Offset Project, developed by Brinkman Climate and Ecotrust Canada.

 

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