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.
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.
While it’s understandable that there is a lot to grasp when it comes to carbon, it’s important that we begin to familiarize ourselves with the topic, and not shy away from it.
A tree has so many benefits on its own – even just one tree planted can make a big impact to the global ecosystem. What about when we get many of them together, you know, like in a forest?
As this word becomes further integrated into our daily vocabulary, it’s important to make sure that we are all on the same page.
The word sustainability is new to some, perhaps even perceived as a buzzword – a word that comes and goes from people’s vocabulary depending on what’s trending.
“It all comes down to money” is something I hear often. Yes, financial sustainability is important. However, it isn’t the only variable in the equation.
“A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself.” This powerful quote stated by Franklin D. Roosevelt accurately sums up the problem with deforestation. Known as, “the permanent removal of forests or stand of trees to make land available for other uses”, deforestation has truly crippled the environment and continues to plague ecosystems on a global scale.
Like in much of the eastern world, birthing a son is preferred, but this village has decided to do something extraordinary to save the lives of newborn girls and ensure they have a promising future- for themselves and the planet.