The study "Pillars to Financial Sustainability of the National System of Conservation Units" shows that the traditional sources of funding available to protected areas, especially the public ones, are essential, but insufficient. The lack of financial and human resources represent a threat to the viability of these areas in the long term.

In this sense, sources of revenue as concession to forest management, concession to tourism and carbon credits have a key role in the conservation of   natural areas.

Ekos Brazil support organizations on accessing potential sources of revenue in natural areas, such as carbon credits, forest management and tourism.