Singapore to Plant One Million Trees by 2030 to Protect Its Future | Waking Times

Claire Turrell, Mongabay
Waking Times – Oct 15, 2020

Languishing in the soft, silty mud, the living fossil looked as if it didn’t have a care in the world as it feasted on the fish left stranded in the tidal mangrove pools of the Sungei Buloh wetlands. However, the saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) might have been a little less at ease if it knew nearly 90% of its mangrove habitat in Singapore has been lost over the past century.

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Madacascar Is Planting 60 Million Trees in Ambitious Drive Inspired by Its President — Waking Times – January 22, 2020

Madacascar Is Planting 60 Million Trees in Ambitious Drive Inspired by Its President

Malavika VyawahareMongabay
Waking Times

Madagascar has embarked on its most ambitious tree-planting drive yet, aiming to plant 60 million trees in the coming months. The island nation celebrates 60 years of independence this year, and the start of the planting campaign on Jan. 19 marked one year since the inauguration of President Andry Rajoelina, who has promised to restore Madagascar’s lost forests. →

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Australia Is Planting A Total Of 1 Billion Trees By 2050 For Climate Change Regulations — True Activist – April 26, 2019

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by: True Activist

Australia intends to plant 1 billion new trees by 2050 as part of their climate change regulations in the Paris Agreement. The government says that with this plan, they can eliminate 18 million tonnes of greenhouse gases in the country by 2030. Trees naturally counter carbon emissions because of the conversion of carbon dioxide through photosynthesis, as well as provide timber and wood fibre which are well used natural sources.

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Forest Man(Video documentary) – August 20, 2017

 

13 juni 2014

Since the 1970’s Majuli islander Jadav Payeng has been planting trees in order to save his island. To date he has single handedly planted a forest larger than Central Park NYC. His forest has transformed what was once a barren wasteland, into a lush oasis.

Humble yet passionate and philosophical about his work. Payeng takes us on a journey into his incredible forest.