How Reforestation and Social Impact Combine with New Roots

How Reforestation and Social Impact Combine with New Roots

by Diana Chaplin July 17, 2017

One Tree Planted has partnered with Guatemala-based organization New Roots to plant 15,000 trees this year!

What makes New Roots truly unique is the holistic way in which they weave together reforestation, education, and social impact to not only protect the environment but also provide financial opportunity for indigenous people. 

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How Much Does it Cost to Plant a Tree?

How Much Does it Cost to Plant a Tree?

by Diana Chaplin June 30, 2017

There are many factors that go into exact cost breakdowns when it comes to planting trees - such as the region, volunteers, maintenance costs, etc - but to make it simple, here are the approximate costs that go into growing and planting your saplings.

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4 Types of Forests Around the World {Infographic}

4 Types of Forests Around the World {Infographic}

by Karen Rubiano June 23, 2017

Are you aware of the importance each type of forest has to the world? Here are some cool facts you probably didn't know about the rainforest, boreal, deciduous, and coniferous forests - and what some of the threats are to their survival.

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How Two Young Tree Ambassadors Make a Difference in Their Community

How Two Young Tree Ambassadors Make a Difference in Their Community

by Diana Chaplin June 16, 2017

There’s nothing more hopeful and inspiring than seeing kids and young adults get excited about making a positive difference for their environment. After all, it is future generations who will experience the greatest impact of both deforestation and reforestation.

Here's how two young Tree Ambassadors are doing good in Oakland, CA.

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Green Business: 4 Easy Ways to Create Sustainable Brands

Green Business: 4 Easy Ways to Create Sustainable Brands

by Karen Rubiano June 01, 2017

No matter what stage your business is in, you can take small steps that make a big difference in contributing to a greener world.

These sustainability strategies will help you save money, cut carbon emissions, lower resource consumption, and build more green initiatives in your programs.

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Unlocking the Potential of Small-Scale Wood Farmers in Kenya

Unlocking the Potential of Small-Scale Wood Farmers in Kenya

by Diana Chaplin May 23, 2017

Komaza is a truly unique organization and reforestation partner. Combining the challenges of deforestation, poverty, and unsustainable economics, Komaza is harnessing the collective power of small-scale farmers in Kenya to create a positive social impact.

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Heron Lakes Restoration in Oregon - Pollinators Rejoice

Heron Lakes Restoration in Oregon - Pollinators Rejoice

by Diana Chaplin May 17, 2017

There's nothing sweeter than the sight of people coming together for the shared mission of restoration, reforestation, and nurturing the environment. That's exactly what we saw in Oregon this week! Here's how two groups came together to plant a pollinator site and a lake buffer zone.

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PLANTING TREES FOR THE ABOAKYER FESTIVAL 2017

PLANTING TREES FOR THE ABOAKYER FESTIVAL 2017

by Wendy Rubiano May 09, 2017

We were on the field again!! This time in Winneba, Ghana where One Tree Planted helped fund the planting of 500 trees with our reforestation partner, Memory Tree Initiative.

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How VistaJet Offsets Carbon by Planting Trees

How VistaJet Offsets Carbon by Planting Trees

by Diana Chaplin May 05, 2017

VistaJet is a private jet airline and forward-thinking company that partnered with One Tree Planted to plant 20,000 trees in 2017!

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Earth Day Recap: Reforestation in Colorado

Earth Day Recap: Reforestation in Colorado

by Diana Chaplin April 29, 2017

We had an AMAZING day planting trees in Colorado on Earth Day. Check out all the details, photos, and partners who joined us.

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Tree Shaping: Roots of an Ever Growing Art

Tree Shaping: Roots of an Ever Growing Art

by Ari Yahalom October 25, 2016

The art of tree shaping (also called arborsculpture) makes an excellent case for working with the natural environment to create products that are built to last.

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Inspirational Quotes About Trees

Inspirational Quotes About Trees

by Ari Yahalom October 18, 2016

From philosophers to entrepreneurs, modern day poets to historical writers, trees have long been a subject of interest and a topic of discussion. 

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Have You Watched The Biggest Story Of Our Time?

by Leah Feor October 14, 2016

Years of Living Dangerously

When you turn on the TV there is always a mix of fiction and non-fiction to choose from.  To add to that selection – since the turn of the millennium – Reality TV has grown in popularity.

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Forest Bathing - Tune Your Senses Into Nature

by Leah Feor October 07, 2016

Forest Bathing

When we surround ourselves with Nature, something shifts from within.  A sense of calm washes over us, and things begin to slow down.

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Shining A Light On Climate Change Solutions

by Leah Feor October 03, 2016

Climate Change

Over 20 years ago, countries came together to join an international treaty that was created as a framework to combat global climate change.

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Are Your Ready for the School Tree Challenge?

by Leah Feor September 26, 2016

Earth Day Every Day

Trees play an essential part in our daily lives.  They give us many things; from oxygen to clean water, and endless benefits in between.  Perhaps that is why it’s a good idea to teach young minds about how amazing they are, and the importance of planting them every year.

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The Economics of Planting Trees

by Leah Feor September 22, 2016

Reforestation

When you plant a tree with us, your dollar goes a long way.  Those four quarters are divided up among many hands, making this collaborative effort a good investment in the Earth and the economy.

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Go Climate Neutral Now & Support Sustainable Development

by Leah Feor September 19, 2016

Climate Neutral Now

September is a big month, and the best is yet to come.  Today, New York City kicks off their 8th edition of Climate Week NYC with opening ceremonies at The TimesCenter.  The event will feature keynote speakers and panel discussions by climate leaders.

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Drones: A Case for Conservation

by Leah Feor September 12, 2016

Conservation Drone

It wasn’t until recently that drones really entered my radar.  In the past, I simply associated them with combat missions and delivery services.

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Small Businesses Making a Big Impact - Grassroots Campaign

by Leah Feor September 09, 2016

Join the Reforestation Movement

Are you ready to join the One Tree Planted Reforestation Movement?

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Forest Monitoring Has Reached a New Level in Brazil

by Leah Feor September 01, 2016

The 2016 Summer Olympics have come and gone.  While the metal count and winning teams will be talked about for weeks to come, an important message on the environment will hopefully continue to be heard across the globe well into the future.

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Scientists Celebrate 100 Years of National Park Service

by Leah Feor August 29, 2016

National Park Service Centennial

A centennial is definitely something worth commemorating.  On August 25th, 2016, the United States National Park Services did just that.  They invited citizens to celebrate with them this important milestone by hosting events and offering free admission over the weekend.

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Collaboration and Good Governance are Important in Reducing Deforestation

by Leah Feor August 22, 2016

Collaboration

The list is growing on different ways in which humans can help slow climate change.  Many efforts will be made by individuals; however there are some things that can only be addressed collectively. 

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An Introduction to the Paris Agreement

by Leah Feor August 15, 2016

Paris Agreement
Though it’s felt differently across the planet, climate change is happening everywhere, and it needs to be dealt with globally.

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