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How does forest restoration alleviate poverty?
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  Many of these extreme poor are the smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa with whom we work to restore their degraded land. Unable to grow
18 October 2021FeaturedEthiopia Desa'a
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A day to celebrate 1,938,250,000 of us
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  Rural women are  farmers, wage earners and entrepreneurs, and are providing their families with food, which means that they are typically the
15 October 2021Sine-Saloum Mangroves
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World Animal Day 2021
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  Eighty percent of Earth’s land animals live in forests, and deforestation destroys habitats and threatens the survival of species. Check out
4 October 2021Project NewsChintumukulu Conservancy
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Join our Board of Trustees
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As WeForest continues its year-on-year growth, we are seeking new Trustees for our Board, specifically a Treasurer, a Secretary and a Legal and Ethics Expert
8 September 2021Featured, Job vacancies
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You’ll only meet these in Mulanje
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  By restoring the forests on the flanks of Mount Mulanje in Malawi, our project with the Mount Mulanje Conservation Trust is also regenerating the
6 September 2021Project NewsMalawi Mulanje
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Practical and positive climate action, for everyone
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We think you probably know by now - and just in case you don’t, here’s a helpful summary from the World Resources Institute.   Instead, we’d
18 August 2021Science News
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“The Earth is our travel companion”
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  One rice farmer from the region,  Yaya Diatta, told us about how the landscape has changed since his father worked here in the 1950s. “The
26 July 2021Project NewsCasamance Mangroves, Sine-Saloum Mangroves
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“Without the Amazon, our climate would be even more chaotic”
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Q: Why are rainforests so important? A: As well as being home to more than half of Earth’s plant and animal species, rainforests are important for
22 June 2021Featured
A well-prepared planting site showing different soil and water conservation structures. @ ANM, WeForest
Defending land against desertification and drought
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  Desertification happens when - usually either by human activity or climate changes - ecosystems in already dry areas become degraded. Land in dry
17 June 2021FeaturedEthiopia Desa'a
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Atlantic Forest Day 2021
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  There’s only around 13% of Mata Atlântica’s original forest cover left, but two of our projects are working to change that.
27 May 2021Project NewsBrazil, wildlife corridors, Tietê Forests