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February 15, 2022

India’s Mass Tree Planting Success: Forest Cover Grows by Half-Million Acres in Two Years

A recent report from the Forest Survey of India (FSI) found that recent spurious tree planting activities have taken root in terms of the overall forest coverage in the nation.

India Tree

April 12, 2022

2 Billion Trees Commitment

Planting two billion trees is no small feat. It takes a lot of planning, preparation and often many years to get from a seed to planting a tree in the ground, but the benefits last decades!

2 Billing Trees child on parent's shoulders

February 15, 2022

Sony Planting Trees for Unlocking Horizon Forbidden West Trophy

Sony will plant a tree in three deforested areas across the US every time a specific Trophy in Horizon Forbidden West is unlocked. It's called the Play and Plant program, and will help the reforestation efforts at the Douglas County Forest in Wisconsin, the Sheep Fire Private Lands located in California, and the Torreya State Park of Florida.

Forest

February 7, 2022

Fungi: the missing link in tree planting schemes

Fungi belong to an entirely separate kingdom of life from plants and animals and are found in every habitat on Earth. Beneficial mycorrhizal fungi form close relationships with trees, growing around or within their roots. These fungi harvest nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus from the soil and deliver them to the tree in exchange for carbon-rich sugars generated via photosynthesis.

Mushroom

October 24, 2021

Dan Riskin on how trees are stepping up on CO2

Humans are trying to fight climate change by reducing C02 emissions, but as Dan Riskin reports, trees are also rising to meet the challenge.

Dan Riskin on how trees are stepping up on CO2

January 19, 2022

What is Africa's Great Green Wall and how could it affect the climate?

The Great Green Wall is an African-led movement with an epic ambition to grow an 8,000 km natural wonder of the world across the entire width of Africa.

Tree Planting

February 19, 2021

UN: Huge changes in society needed to keep nature, Earth OK

A new UN report on three environmental crises paints a picture of a broken Earth because of climate change, species loss and pollution

UN: Huge changes in society needed to keep nature, Earth OK

January 11, 2022

How climate change could hinder reforestation efforts, according to experts

Forests are critical to the Earth's ecology for their ability to capture and store carbon out of the atmosphere, alter the air quality and quantity of drinking water and provide habitat for the world's land species.

Warming temperatures could contribute to the maladaptation of species.

December 16, 2021

Cutting carbon with startup technology

When the UN’s chief hails the latest IPCC report a “code red for humanity,” it’s time to take action. Climate change experts warn that temperatures will likely rise to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels within the next two decades unless we can make big carbon cuts.

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