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Planting Hope in Young Hearts

Video highlights of Earthday 2017 talk for Manzanita School by Alana Lea, Founder of iGiveTrees.

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2015 International Day of Trees News Snips

Image: Peter van der Sleen

The flying river is a movement of large quantities of water vapor transported in the atmosphere from the Amazon Basin to other parts of South America. The forest trees release water vapor into the atmosphere through transpiration and this moisture…

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Trees of Transformation – a video book

Trees of Transformation is the first in a series of wake up storybooks about the people who are taking a stand for Nature in the midst of corporate giants. One of those people is Alana Lea, who became a voice…

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The squeeze: Brazil cuts off credit to illegal loggers – AlertNet

With fines for illegal deforestation rarely paid, Brazil is using a novel approach to save the Amazon: block those who clear land illegally from accessing credit. And, refreshingly, the system seems to be working. By Daniel Cooney for http://blog.cifor.org/

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World to Brazil’s President Dilma: Save the Amazon

Originally Posted on Avaaz.org: 15 August 2011 The Amazon is in serious danger: Brazil is on the verge of gutting its forest protection laws — unless we act now, vast tracts of our planet’s lungs could be opened up to clear-cutting devastation. This threat…

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Forks Over Knives = Trees Over Cattle

Having just attended the premier of Forks Over Knives, and made my first walk down a red carpet, I was surprised when my interview was included within this clip: But I shouldn’t be surprised, because the evolution of consciousness cannot…

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Deforestation DOES increase flooding risks

Since Charles Darwin University found in 2007 that “a 10% increase in trees being cut down increased the risk of flooding up to 28%, should we be surprised that a forest that was 93% destroyed (the Atlantic Rainforest in Brazil)…

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Graphic Facts about Mata Atlantica’s deforestation

If anyone can help me find written data behind this MSNBC news report, and these dates, I’d be most grateful. Since I was born in 1951, this illustrates perfectly the amount of forest lost during my lifetime. I’d be interested…

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