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Today is World Soil Day!

Soil is more than dirt – it’s home to 25% of our planet’s biodiversity. Organisms found in the soil are essential for plant growth and carbon sequestration.

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Trees in the spotlight

Trees have many benefits: they harbor CO2, they create homes for wildlife, they produce oxygen and so on. That’s why each tree species deserves to be in the spotlight. Today, it’s time to introduce the Olea europaea subsp. cuspidata.

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Making local communities part of the solution

In some parts of Northern Ethiopia, 98% of the forest cover has disappeared. Individual farmers did not have many other options than converting forests into agricultural land, cut trees and sell firewood to compensate for severe food insecurity.

Making reforestation accessible

It has long been argued that working alongside local communities creates a more favorable climate for environmental restoration.

An update from Tigray

On Saturday 22 October 2016 in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, WeForest held an on-site consultative meeting and discussion with District Officers, Mekele University, community leaders and community representatives to discuss and plan the next stages of the Exclosure project development in Seret, Central Tigray.