Malavika Vyawahare, Mongabay
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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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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