We hire local villagers to plant trees.
This gives them a decent income so they can provide for their families. Healthy forests begin to emerge and all the negative effects of deforestation begin to disappear.
The strategy works.
To date, The Eden Projects has planted 89,903,000 trees and created 899,030 workdays. And we’re just getting started.
Learn the revolutionary change model that is reversing the cycle of deforestation & poverty, in a candid Google Hangout with two leaders in the reforestation movement.
Register here for the live hangout with Steve and Roger -- April 22 at 1pm Pacific: http://www.edenprojects.org/earthday_hangout_2015