“The Earth is our travel companion”

It’s the International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem, and planting is in full swing at our project sites in Senegal. With local partner Oceanium, we’re replanting over 7000 hectares of mangroves in the first three-year phase and eventually 16,000 hectares in what’s hoped to become the largest carbon-certified mangrove project in the world. Check out our new Senegal project video!

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Mangroves projects on Ubani TV

Our mangroves projects with Oceanium – and WeForest’s Senegal Manager Germaine Ebong – appear on online television channel Ubani TV, which is run by young people from the country’s Ziguinchor region.

Ten golden rules? Call it twelve

The organisers of this week’s Reforestation for Biodiversity, Carbon Capture and Livelihoods conference, RBG Kew, have outlined the ten ‘golden rules’ for tree planting which must be a top priority for all nations this decade. WeForest wholeheartedly agrees – so much so that we’re expanding on the list here, with some of our own experience.

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