Content tagged with Endangered Forests

 jonbrew

Imagine Planting a Forest

Imagine someone single-handedly planted a forest on a parched sandbar and over the course of thirty years, by tirelessly tending to it, turned it into a lush, thriving ecosystem. What a beautiful anecdote that would be to illustrate an individual’s ability to positively affect the environment through their passion, determination and will. The best part of the story would be if it were true. Thanks to one man’s jawdropping resolve, it is. Read on

 subflux

Forests - Our Green Lungs

Forests all over the world are vanishing at an alarming rate. As the green lungs of Mother Earth, they are vital to our health and survival. The year 2011 was proclaimed by the United Nations as the "International Year of the Forest". Its aim was to promote awareness and knowledge about the conservation and sustainable development of all types of forests for the benefit of the present and future generations. Read on