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THE MEANING OF TREES

WORLD TREE NEWS

Climate care

Wangari Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement, which so far has planted 51 million trees and trained over 30,000 women, died on 25 September 2011.
Felix Finkbeiner giving a UN speech about the importance of forests for world climate and social justice and that nobody is too small to make a difference.
The monks of the Samraong Pagoda received the 2010 Equator Prize for saving evergreen forest in northwest Cambodia by ordaining venerable trees as monks.
The Great Green Wall aims to halt the spread of the South Sahara. At 9 miles wide and 4,800 miles long it equals the reforestation of 37 million acres.
Not only the climate of South America depends on the ‘water management’ of the Amazon rainforest but the global climate of the entire northern hemisphere.
The work on the Green Wall of China began in 1978. So far, forests have been planted in thirteen provinces of China, covering 54 million acres (22m ha).