To restore forests, first start with a seed

By Emmanuel Hitimana Find the original article here. How did Rwanda manage to restore more than 800,000 hectares — almost half of its original pledge — in less than a decade?  HUYE, Rwanda, May 20 2020 (IPS) – In 2011, when Rwanda committed to restoring 2 million hectares of land in a global effort to restore 150…

Why We Believe Planting 1 Trillion Trees Can Save the Planet

BY JANE GOODALL AND MARC BENIOFF AUGUST 27, 2020 9:21 AM EDT Jane Goodall DBE, is founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace Marc Benioff is the co-owner of TIME and the chair and CEO of Salesforce The article was originally published on Time Magazine For more than six months, a pathogen has swept…

Communities managing forests: a tale of prophets, profits, prove it

Nairobi, Kenya, 26 May 2020 – Today, more than 7 billion humans share the planet with approximately 3 trillion trees, with about a quarter of these trees living outside ‘forests’ and 45% of trees and 40% of people living in the tropics, where most of the recent deforestation has occurred.  But it is not just forests…

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