Man Plants 3,000 acres of TREES!
Man single-handedly plants 3,000 acres of trees in remote fresh water island of India to prevent erosion, bring back wildlife--fantastic!
Date: 10/23/2014 2:30:04 AM ( 7 y ) ... viewed 1951 times
"At the age of 17, after witnessing hundreds of snakes dying from drought on his island in India, Jadav Payeng started to grow trees on what was barren land devastated by erosion.
35 years later a jungle of almost 3000 acres (1200 hectares) — larger than Central Park — has grown in the wasteland, thanks to his daily careful cultivation. Diverse animals, including Elephants, now enjoy his lush oasis.
A documentary, Forest Man, shows how one person can change the course of nature." http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/forest-man-of-india-film/
"Since the 1970's Majuli islander Jadav Payeng has been planting trees in order to save his island. To date he has single handedly planted a forest larger than Central Park NYC. His forest has transformed what was once a barren wasteland, into a lush oasis." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkZDSqyE1do
50 Million Trees! Harley-Davidson partners with The Nature Conservancy's Plant a Billion Trees program to plant 50 million trees: http://curezone.com/blogs/fm.asp?i=2217283
Ecosia:Plant Trees for FREE: "Ecosia is a search engine that donates 80% of its income to a tree planting program in Brazil. By searching with Ecosia you can help the environment for free. Give it a try!" http://curezone.com/blogs/fm.asp?i=2218173
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