Investing in Land for Natural Capital: the Scottish Experience

Colin T. Reid (Lead / Corresponding author)

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An examination of the policy in Scotland supporting investment in natural capital, particularly under the Woodland Carbon and Peatland Codes. In particular, there is consideration of the legal mechanisms currently being used to secure the long-term management of the land to meet the requirements of such projects and the challenges involved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3-8
Number of pages6
JournalEnvironmental Law and Management
Publication statusPublished - 2024


  • Natural capital
  • Scotland
  • Carbon credits
  • Peatland restoration
  • Woodlands
  • Green investment
  • Climate change
  • Land law


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