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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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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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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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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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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New Fire Risk Tool Can Help Prevent Deforestation in Indonesia

by Leah Feor August 08, 2016

Forest Fire Tool Indonesia

Forest fires are both naturally occurring, and human-caused.  Indonesia - a country about one fifth the size of the United States located in Southeast Asia – sees its fair share of fires on an annual basis. The impact is large, and it can be felt across the globe.

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Can the Boreal Forest Play an Even Bigger Role with a Changing Climate?

by Leah Feor August 03, 2016

Boreal Forest

Climate change is being felt in many different ways.  Drought, is undeniably one of them.  The temperature on Earth is rising, and rain that is heavily depended upon, is scarce.

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Why It's Important To Manage Forests For Long Term Growth

by Leah Feor August 01, 2016

Managing Forests For Long Term Growth

Forests are vital to the Earth’s ecosystem.  Home to a wide variety of plant and animal species, the sustainable management of these lands is an important solution when it comes to acting on climate change.

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How to Reduce your Wedding's Impact on the Environment

by Leah Feor July 26, 2016

Eco-friendly Wedding

If you’re setting forth to say “I do” any time soon, you most likely have done a little bit of research about weddings.

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A Forest So Big It Takes Centuries to Discover it All

by Leah Feor July 20, 2016

Amazon Discovery Tree Biodiversity

Last week there were headlines in the news about an important discovery.  Scientists, researchers, and environmental experts came together to present their findings of approximately 12,000 tree species identified in the Amazon Rainforest.

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Here's a Great Reason to Hold On Tight to Old Growth Trees

by Leah Feor July 15, 2016

Carbon Sequestration Old Growth Trees

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. 

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Get the Facts on Tree Cover in Indonesia

by Leah Feor July 11, 2016

Indonesia Tree Cover

We are on the 4th infographic about tree cover across the globe, and I think you'll find this one very interesting.  

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What Happens When Forests Set Fire?

by Leah Feor July 08, 2016

Forest Fire

Every time I hear news of a forest fire, my heart drops.  I immediately think about everything that can be impacted by this one event.

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Are You Up For a Challenge?

by Leah Feor July 01, 2016

Million Tree Challenge

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?

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Lessons in Nature – What We Can Learn From Trees

by Leah Feor June 24, 2016

Lesson in Nature Mindfulness Trees

Take a deep breath in….and now slowly exhale.  Going back to your breathing can be an excellent technique to relax and center yourself.

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Are You Interested in Learning More About Sustainability?

by Leah Feor June 20, 2016

Are You Interested in Learning About Sustainability

As this word becomes further integrated into our daily vocabulary, it’s important to make sure that we are all on the same page.

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When it Comes to Sustainability, Walking the Talk is Key

by Leah Feor June 17, 2016

Sustainability

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.

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Measuring a Metric Ton

by Leah Feor June 14, 2016

Measuring a Metric Ton
Back in April, Matt wrote about reducing our
carbon footprints with tree planting. The numbers can get a little tricky when calculating our impact on the Earth, so here is a little bit of context on how to measure a metric ton.

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