Treeferral: A Tree Planting Scheme With a Financial Incentive

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Treeferral is a new initiative that wants to massively accelerate tree planting projects around the world - by using the lure of a financial reward.

Author Leander Jones, 06.02.21

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Treeferral is a new initiative that wants to massively accelerate tree planting projects around the world – by using the lure of a financial reward.

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