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Brazil restoration site: one year on
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This patch of forest was once heavily degraded, trees were scarce and the ground was blanketed by exotic African weeds. Our partner, Instituto
8 March 2017Project UpdatesBrazil
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Summer seedling production
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It's the rainy season in the Atlantic Forest, which marks the beginning of the most difficult time of the year for our field team. But, while the heavy rains
14 February 2017Project UpdatesBrazil
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Seeds that changed the world
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As we approach 15 million trees planted, we wanted to share some of our favourites. Gesho, jatropha and moringa all contribute immensely to the social,
31 January 2017Project Updates
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Re-visiting our new restoration site in Brazil
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After intensive months spent planting and restoring 270 hectares of forest, our team in Brazil, IPÊ, have just been back to visit the site and see the
20 January 2017Project UpdatesBrazil
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First seeds planted in Tigray
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We are excited to announce that the first of our nurseries is in operation in Tigray. The project, launched last year, restores forests through
18 January 2017Project UpdatesEthiopia Tigray
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News from the field in Amhara
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Our project in Amhara, which focuses on restoring forests in order to create healthy and productive lands for rural families, is now well underway. We have
17 January 2017Project UpdatesEthiopia Amhara
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FORESTS AND FOOD SECURITY
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Harvesting food from forests can improve food security for rural families across the globe. Food security exists when everyone has access to sufficient, safe
16 January 2017Project Updates
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How gullies threaten livelihoods
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Meet Andwalem Adane, a local 5th grader living in Amhara, Ethiopia. He is worried about the gullies that currently scatter the landscape because it
5 January 2017Project UpdatesEthiopia Amhara
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Zambia's breath of fresh air
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Women in the Ajumani refugee camp in south Sudan came up with the name Peko Pe, meaning “no problem”, for a new stove that made it easier to
4 January 2017Project UpdatesZambia
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How pumas plant trees
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Pumas, and potentially other wild felids, could be helping to green the planet by planting trees. Zoologists have been arguing for decades that large
30 December 2016Science Publications, Project UpdatesBrazil
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On camera
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We’ve spoken a lot recently about the camera traps installed in our forests in Brazil’s Pontal do Paranapanema region. There's good reason for it too, because
29 December 2016Project UpdatesBrazil
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I am very happy to see the tree nursery arrive in our village
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Meet Mulenesh Nigussie, a shy but passionate young 9th grader. Our team recently had the pleasure of meeting her at our site in Amhara, Ethiopia, where
14 December 2016Project UpdatesEthiopia Amhara