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Resource Topics / SDGs::
Includes Topics/Sustainable Development Goals from the resource and its locations.
Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)
Climate Resilience and Adaptation (SDG 13.1)
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Nature-Based Solutions
Resource URL https://americancarbonregistry.org/carbon-accounting/standards-methodologies/emissions-reductions-through-reduced-use-of-nitrogen-fertilizer-on-agricultural-crops/msu-epri-methodology-acr-v1-0_final.pdf
Year 2012

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This methodology makes it possible for farmers to participate in carbon markets by creating GHG offsets through reductions in the amount of nitrogen used to fertilize crops. These offsets can be sold to other carbon market participants to meet GHG emission reduction targets or requirements