FRED HAGENEDER’S GATEWAY TO THE MEANING OF TREES IN CULTURE AND CONSCIOUSNESS

THE MEANING OF TREES

WORLD TREE NEWS

Good news for trees and humans

Logo der Pan-African Agency of the Great Green Wall

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.

Tamarisk trees (Tamarix articulata) in the Sahara. © RosaFrei/istockphoto.com

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).

SM Raju at a tree-planting site. © Prashant Ravi

An single man in India has created an innovative programme to provide 'sustainable employment' to millions of poor people, by planting billions of trees.

logo of the UNEP

The UN Environment Programme has launched a major worldwide tree planting campaign, with the goal of planting 7 billion trees by the end of 2009.

the old oak at Crewkerne. © Ben Hartshorn

The insurers of a village council bullied the councilors to fell the old Lucombe oak due to a fungus infection, but a citizen’s campaign saved the tree.

public demo to save Clayoquot Sound. © Wilderness Committee

Clayoquot Sound continues to be at the forefront of old-growth forest conservation on Vancouver Island, merging First Nations' values into national law.