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Carbon Offsets

Offset Your Carbon Footprint

Offset Your Carbon Footprint Today

When you offset your carbon footprint you help to slow climate change and to save and restore critical wildlife habitat.

  • Your generous contribution will be used to support projects that protect standing forests, improve forest management and plant trees where forests once existed, as well as measure and verify the amount of carbon that they store over time.
  • Provide support with a monthly contribution! Not only is our monthly giving program paperless, it's also one of the best ways to provide ongoing support to the Conservancy.

Not sure what your carbon footprint is? Measure your carbon footprint using our carbon calculator. Offset your emissions today.

About The Nature Conservancy Carbon Offset Program

Climate change and forest experts designed and implemented this program, which will produce measurable benefits to the atmosphere and meet or exceed the highest standards available today for voluntary carbon markets.

Read about the types of projects that your contribution helps to support. Rio Bravo Climate Action Project and Valdivian Coastal Reserve Climate Action Project.

Meeting High Standards: See how our carbon offset program meets and exceeds the highest scientific standards.

Frequently Asked Questions: Have more questions about our carbon offset program? Read our detailed FAQs.

What to Look for in a Carbon Offset Program: With many divergent groups offering a variety of attractive options, who knows how to judge good, better and best? Find out what to look for in a carbon offset program.

Projects within the program are designed to meet or exceed the highest standards available today for voluntary carbon markets.

If you have any additional questions, concerns or comments about the standards used in the offset program, please don’t hesitate to contact us and tell us what you think about climate change, forest carbon projects and the carbon market.

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It's easy to give with our safe and secure online form. Or, if you prefer, you can make your gift by mail or phone:

The Nature Conservancy
Attn: Treasury (web/carbon offsets)
4245 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 100
Arlington, VA 22203, USA
(800) 628-6860

Online contributions of $52.50 or more are 100% tax-deductible. Online contributions under $52.50 are tax-deductible, less the fair market value of any thank you gifts you may receive. The fair market value of the Nature Conservancy magazine is $4.