Tag: reforestation

Grappling with forest management

Geoff Ebbs /9 February, 2022

Deforestation is a significant contributor to climate chaos, biodiversity loss and depletion of groundwater. It requires significant effort on a number of levels. There are global certification bodies that provide a form of policing, including the capacity to interrogate the source of timber products using a chain of custody, or record of the handling of Continue Reading →

Dead redwoods as a result of beetle infestation

Reforestation for the Climate proceeds apace

Geoff Ebbs /6 September, 2016

Global efforts at reforestation are accelerating, gollowing commitments made in the Paris Agreement of November last year. Volunteers in India smashed a world record by planting 49.3 million tree saplings on July 11. Last year, volunteers in Ecuador planted 647,250 trees from 200 species in one day. In 2014, Men of the Trees planted 100,450 Continue Reading →