Destruction of the forests can be swift. Regrowth is much, much slower. But around the world, people are putting shovels to ground to help it happen. In a corner of the Peruvian Amazon, where illegal gold mining has scarred forests and poisoned ground, scientists work to change wasteland back to wilderness. More than 3,000 miles […]

via Restoring forests 1 tree at a time, to help repair climate — New Delhi Times

Jian Zhong Wang’s home in the southern Chinese city of Nanning is an inviting place. Light spills in through large bay windows, which offer a stunning view of the garden of thick-stemmed banana plants and chest-high cacti. The room is packed with intricately carved furniture: a dining table flanked by eight straight-backed chairs, a coffee […]

via Can forensics help keep endangered rosewood off the black market? — The official Washington D.C. news site – timworld.info

A report from GIS Dominica. Tuesday, June 5th was recognized as World Environment Day and that day was marked in Dominica with tree-planting exercise geared at restoring and preserving the island’s natural environment. World Environment Day is a United Nations branded day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of the environment. The movement began […]

via TREE-PLANTING CAMPAIGN TO PRESERVE DOMINICA’S ENVIRONMENT — Repeating Islands

Lifestyle brand Timberland has committed to support large-scale regreening and tree planting efforts around the world, including Africa’s Great Green Wall, as part of its plans to plant 50 million trees by 2025. Over the next five years or so, Timberland will partner with a range of organisations that support the environment including the Smallholder […]

via Timberland supporting the planting of 50 million trees by 2025 worldwide including Africa’s Great Green Wall project — Life