The Connection Between Climate Change and Severe Forest Fires

Number of trees to be planted: 1 20 50 100 Other Trees Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: If news headlines have you feeling like forest fires are getting worse, unfortunately, research backs it up. In 2023, data from World Resources Institute’s Global Forest Watch confirmed that forest fires are… Continue reading The Connection Between Climate Change and Severe Forest Fires

Effects of Deforestation

Number of trees to be planted: 1 20 50 100 Other Trees Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: What is Deforestation? Deforestation is a major environmental issue: between 2015 and 2020, the rate of deforestation was approximately 10 million hectares per year. And although that rate of loss has slowed… Continue reading Effects of Deforestation

Among Climate Change Solutions, Where Does Reforestation Fit?

Number of trees to be planted: 1 20 50 100 Other Trees Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: Reforestation gets a lot of attention. From prominent voices calling tree planting “complete nonsense” to articles that misinterpret the science, much of popular discourse risks missing the forest for the trees. While… Continue reading Among Climate Change Solutions, Where Does Reforestation Fit?

Good News! 6 Positive Environmental Stories from March 2024

Number of trees to be planted: 1 20 50 100 Other Trees Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: 6 Positive Environmental News Stories from March that Will Make You Smile With spring in the air, nature is blossoming. From buzzing bees to shaggy bears coming out of hibernation, spring is… Continue reading Good News! 6 Positive Environmental Stories from March 2024

Planting Trees and Growing Community in Armenia

Number of trees to be planted: 1 20 50 100 Other Trees Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: How Social Impact Meets Reforestation in Armenia A landlocked country in the Southern Caucasus region between Europe and Asia, Armenia’s rugged alpine landscape includes extinct volcanoes and intermountain hollows. Once blanketed by… Continue reading Planting Trees and Growing Community in Armenia

Women Who Are Making a Powerful Environmental Impact

Number of trees to be planted: 1 20 50 100 Other Trees Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: Every year on March 8th, the world observes International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. This day is important, because although roughly half… Continue reading Women Who Are Making a Powerful Environmental Impact

Good News! 6 Positive Environmental Stories from February 2024

Number of trees to be planted: 1 20 50 100 Other Trees Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: 6 Positive Environmental News Stories from February that Will Make You Smile Another month went by, and that means Spring is right around the corner! With the time of new beginnings nearly… Continue reading Good News! 6 Positive Environmental Stories from February 2024

5 Causes of Deforestation

Number of trees to be planted: 1 20 50 100 Other Trees Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: Deforestation is a major environmental issue: between 2015 and 2020, the rate of deforestation was an approximately 10 million hectares per year. And although that rate of loss has slowed over the… Continue reading 5 Causes of Deforestation

Is Reforestation the Silver Bullet for Climate Change?

Number of trees to be planted: 1 20 50 100 Other Trees Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: Nope! Reforestation has been getting a lot of attention in recent years, with some touting it as the #1 climate change solution, and others worrying that it’s taking the spotlight away from other sustainability… Continue reading Is Reforestation the Silver Bullet for Climate Change?

6 Reasons to Love Your Planet This Valentine’s Day

Choose an amount to donate: 1 20 50 100 Other $ USD Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: Make An Impact This Valentine’s Day While you’re picking out those bouquets and boxes of heart-shaped chocolates, let’s not forget about showing some love to our planet this Valentine’s Day by planting… Continue reading 6 Reasons to Love Your Planet This Valentine’s Day

Good News! 7 Positive Environmental Stories from January 2024

Number of trees to be planted: 1 20 50 100 Other Trees Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: 7 Good Environmental News Stories from January that Will Make You Smile The first month of the new year has flown by. While you’ve been working hard to meet your fitness, nutritional,… Continue reading Good News! 7 Positive Environmental Stories from January 2024

Good News! 30 Positive Environmental Stories from 2023

Number of trees to be planted: 1 20 50 100 Other Trees Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: Good Environmental Stories from 2023 With this year drawing to a close, let’s celebrate some of the amazing environmental stories we’ve seen! From ocean cleanup to food security, there was a lot… Continue reading Good News! 30 Positive Environmental Stories from 2023

Earth Day 2022: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally for Nature

PLANTING TREES: THE ULTIMATE ACT OF THINKING GLOBALLY & ACTING LOCALLY Every year, we celebrate Earth Month the best way we know how: by working together with our amazing planting partners + brand partners to empower thousands of volunteers around the world to improve their local communities. They’re planting trees, pulling invasive species, cleaning up litter,… Continue reading Earth Day 2022: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally for Nature

Planting Trees and Restoring Lives in Panama

Number of trees to be planted: 1 20 50 100 Other Trees Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: Restoring Lands and Touching Lives In southern Panama, cherished as the country’s cultural heart and soul, the Azuera Peninsula is home to picturesque beaches that meet rainforests teeming with endemic species. The… Continue reading Planting Trees and Restoring Lives in Panama

3 Major Ways Climate Change Impacts Forests

Number of trees to be planted: 1 20 50 100 Other Trees Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: How Climate Change is Impacting Our World’s Forests Deforestation is well-known around the world. The effects deforestation has on our world’s forests impact communities and ecosystems globally. That’s why planting trees is… Continue reading 3 Major Ways Climate Change Impacts Forests

Good News! 6 Positive Environmental News Stories From November 2023

Number of trees to be planted: 1 20 50 100 Other Trees Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: Good News From the Month of November The holiday season is well on its way! As many of us come together with family and friends to celebrate Thanksgiving, we want to take… Continue reading Good News! 6 Positive Environmental News Stories From November 2023

Restoring Uganda with the Jane Goodall Institute

Number of trees to be planted: 1 20 50 100 Other Trees Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: Restoring the Albertine Rift: One Tree at a Time Uganda is comprised of expansive greenery, beautiful rolling hills, famous towering mountains, and ancient tropical forests, home to many critical species. With its… Continue reading Restoring Uganda with the Jane Goodall Institute

9 Weird, Wonderful and Otherworldly Forests On Planet Earth

Number of trees to be planted: 1 20 50 100 Other Trees Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: Some forests have to be seen to be believed From Australian lyrebirds, natural mimics that can repeat virtually any sound they hear to the pouty-lipped galapagos batfish that haunts equatorial oceans deep,… Continue reading 9 Weird, Wonderful and Otherworldly Forests On Planet Earth

Good News! 6 Positive Environmental News Stories From October 2023

Number of trees to be planted: 1 20 50 100 Other Trees Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: Good News From the Month of October Leaves are falling. There’s a comfortable chill in the air, and many people are preparing for a night full of trick-or-treating and ghostly activities. In… Continue reading Good News! 6 Positive Environmental News Stories From October 2023

Giving Back This Giving Tuesday

Number of trees to be planted: 1 20 50 100 Other Trees Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: Pledge Today, Plant for the Future On Giving Tuesday, individuals, communities, and organizations around the world come together to celebrate and encourage the act of giving back. It’s considered the international day… Continue reading Giving Back This Giving Tuesday

Giving Back This Giving Tuesday

Number of trees to be planted: 1 20 50 100 Other Trees Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: Pledge Today, Plant for the Future On Giving Tuesday, individuals, communities, and organizations around the world come together to celebrate and encourage the act of giving back. It’s considered the international day… Continue reading Giving Back This Giving Tuesday

Restoring Community Forests Across England

Number of trees to be planted: 1 10 20 50 Other Trees Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: Bringing Communities Together, One Tree at a Time Spending time in nature provides a range of powerful physical and mental health benefits. These include reduced stress, improved outlook, faster convalescence, improved test… Continue reading Restoring Community Forests Across England

How Planting Trees Helps All 17 Sustainable Development Goals

Number of trees to be planted: 1 20 50 100 Other Trees Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: How Planting Trees Can Help You Integrate The Sustainable Development Goals Into Your Business In 2015, the UN established a set of Sustainable Development Goals to help businesses and governments build a… Continue reading How Planting Trees Helps All 17 Sustainable Development Goals

Good News! 6 Positive Environmental News Stories From September 2023

Choose an amount to donate: 1 20 50 100 Other USD Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: Good News From the Month of September Fall has officially arrived. School is back in session. Leaves are changing colors, and a lovely brisk is beginning to fill the air. For many people,… Continue reading Good News! 6 Positive Environmental News Stories From September 2023

11 Fun Facts About Koalas

Choose an amount to donate: 1 20 50 100 Other USD Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: Koalas are an iconic species native only to the land down under, and they’re as Australian as kangaroos and Crocodile Dundee. Unfortunately, due to deforestation, agricultural expansion, and climate change, koalas are increasingly… Continue reading 11 Fun Facts About Koalas

How to Combat Climate Change Denial With Facts About Climate Change

Choose an amount to donate: 25 50 100 500 Other USD Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: Keep Calm and Stick to the Facts As temperatures continue to rise, and communities around the world are feeling the effects, there are many people who still deny climate change. They may deny… Continue reading How to Combat Climate Change Denial With Facts About Climate Change

Little Kids, Big Impact

Choose an amount to donate: 25 50 100 500 Other USD Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: LITTLE TREE HUGGERS ARE MAKING AN IMPACT ACROSS COMMUNITIES Kids are the future of the planet and regularly demonstrate their willingness to stand up for it. We want to empower them to do… Continue reading Little Kids, Big Impact

Rejuvenating Communities by Planting Trees in Australia

Choose an amount to donate: 25 50 100 500 Other USD Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: As the climate continues to change, indigenous people are at the forefront of the fight to protect the planet. When land is degraded from human activity or natural disasters, many of these communities… Continue reading Rejuvenating Communities by Planting Trees in Australia

What is Regenerative Farming?

Choose an amount to donate: 25 50 100 500 Other USD Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: Nourishing communities through regenerative farming and agroforestry Many farmers and landowners are reevaluating what it means to care for and provide for their land. Land management is turning from simply making a profit… Continue reading What is Regenerative Farming?

How trees improve soil quality

Choose an amount to donate: 25 50 100 500 Other USD Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: Trees are silent heroes that provide and facilitate the ecosystem services, such as clean air and clean water, that provide the conditions for life on earth. Similarly, when we think about trees, we… Continue reading How trees improve soil quality

Restoring Watersheds and Impacting Communities in Dominican Republic

Choose an amount to donate: 25 50 100 500 Other USD Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: Impacting Communities and Planting Trees With pristine beaches, evergreen forests, and fertile valleys, the Dominican Republic is home to the most diverse topography in the Caribbean. By planting trees in the Dominican Republic,… Continue reading Restoring Watersheds and Impacting Communities in Dominican Republic

Good News! 7 Positive Environmental News Stories From July 2023

Choose an amount to donate: 25 50 100 500 Other USD Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: Good News From the Month of July With July winding down, fall is on the horizon! Summer always comes with unique challenges for environmental work, including intense heat that has caused forest fires… Continue reading Good News! 7 Positive Environmental News Stories From July 2023

8 Amazing Bamboo Facts

Number of trees to be planted: 1 5 20 50 Other Trees Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: When you think about reforestation, bamboo may not be the first thing that comes to mind. And it’s true that bamboo isn’t technicallya tree — but planting and cultivating it is no… Continue reading 8 Amazing Bamboo Facts

What Is a Healthy Forest?

Number of trees to be planted: 1 5 20 50 Other Trees Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: What Is a Forest? Forests cover 31 percent of the Earth’s land surface — or, just over 4 billion hectares of forest. Forest composition differs depending on tree density, tree height, land… Continue reading What Is a Healthy Forest?

Planting Trees in National Forests to Restore The Great Outdoors

Number of trees to be planted: 1 5 20 50 Other Trees Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: Restoring United States National Forests, a Rich Natural and Cultural Resource From sugar maples in the northeast to ponderosa pines in the west, National Forests are a rich natural resource for nature… Continue reading Planting Trees in National Forests to Restore The Great Outdoors

7 Wildfire Facts

Number of trees to be planted: 1 5 20 50 Other Trees Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: Recent years have had record-breaking, wildfire seasons – especially on the west coast of North America. British Columbia has lost over 2.86 million (yes million!) acres to deforestation from wildfires while totals… Continue reading 7 Wildfire Facts

Sustainable Travel: How to Minimize Your Carbon Footprint

Number of trees to be planted: 1 5 20 50 Other Trees Get news, updates, & event Info delivered right to your inbox: How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint While You Travel Sustainable travel is a guideline for promoting and practicing tourism in a way that supports local businesses, economies, cultures, and the environment. A… Continue reading Sustainable Travel: How to Minimize Your Carbon Footprint

Your 2023 Essential Camping Checklist and Sustainable Camping Guide

everything you need to know to have a sustainable summer camping trip In many places, the weather is warming up, and with summer vacation on the mind, you’re probably itching to hit the road and have all the summer camping adventures. From the beach to the mountains, from tent camping to yurt camping to beach… Continue reading Your 2023 Essential Camping Checklist and Sustainable Camping Guide

Fire Ecology and What Happens After Forest Fires

What happens after forest fires Ever wonder what happens after forest fires? Fire ecology— or, the study of the role of forest fires in ecosystems — can help us understand. Fire ecologists study the origins of fires, what influences their spread and intensity, their relationship with ecosystems, how controlled fires can be used to maintain ecosystem health,… Continue reading Fire Ecology and What Happens After Forest Fires

One Tree Planted and Ancient Forest Society Partner to Collect Giant Sequoia Seed

The Seeds Are Collected for Genetic Conservation and Future Reforestation Efforts One Tree Planted is excited to announce that we have partnered with Ancient Forest Society, who are experts in seed collection and preservation. Behind the scenes, we have been working diligently to address barriers to restoration work in California, which include seed collection, seed availability,… Continue reading One Tree Planted and Ancient Forest Society Partner to Collect Giant Sequoia Seed

Planting Trees, Growing Community Across the United Kingdom

Planting Trees to restore Ancient Woodlands and Engage Communities With rolling hills and dramatic coastlines that are imbued with history, the UK is one of the least wooded countries in Europe — a stark contrast to the glorious forests that once covered the island. This is due to a range of factors, including deforestation driven… Continue reading Planting Trees, Growing Community Across the United Kingdom

One Tree Planted Chief Impact Officer Breece Robertson Appointed to National Park System Advisory Board

Robertson Was Appointed to the Board by Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland  One Tree Planted is proud to share that our own Chief Impact Officer, Breece Robertson, has been appointed by Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland to the US National Park System Advisory Board. The Board, which was authorized in 1935, advises the… Continue reading One Tree Planted Chief Impact Officer Breece Robertson Appointed to National Park System Advisory Board

How Trees Clean Water

Trees and forests play a critical role in capturing rainwater and reducing the risk of natural disasters such as floods and landslides. Their intricate root systems act like filters, removing pollutants and slowing down the absorption of water into the soil. This process helps to prevent erosion and reduce the risk of over-saturation and flooding.… Continue reading How Trees Clean Water

18 Health Benefits of Trees and Forests

18 reasons trees are good for our health Just as trees provide benefits to entire ecosystems by stabilizing soils, providing rich habitat for wildlife, absorbing and filtering stormwater, cooling temperatures and more, they also provide a range of benefits to human health. From medicinal trees that human societies have relied on for thousands of years… Continue reading 18 Health Benefits of Trees and Forests

Good News! 5 Positive Environmental News Stories from May 2023

Good News From The Month Of May Wherever you are in the world, we hope that April’s showers brought you May flowers, and that you had the time to stop and smell them every once in a while. This past month was full of environmental wins worth celebrating. From returning seal populations to scientists working… Continue reading Good News! 5 Positive Environmental News Stories from May 2023

How Reforestation and Social Impact Combine

Planting Trees, Growing Change When people talk about reforestation, they often talk about the ecological impacts of planting new trees. Those impacts are very important, and reforestation provides so many benefits to nature. Planting trees can also have a powerful social impact on the communities where the trees are planted. These include: educating smallholder farmers… Continue reading How Reforestation and Social Impact Combine

How Endangered Species Benefit From Healthy Forests

Restoring healthy forest habitat and ecosystem services is essential to helping endangered species.  According to the IPBES Global Assessment, an estimated 1 million species are threatened with extinction. This can be attributed to a range of factors, including the loss of ecosystem services when land is degraded, increasing climate change impacts such as fires, floods, and… Continue reading How Endangered Species Benefit From Healthy Forests

Planting Trees Around The World For Forest Fire Recovery

Forest Fire Restoration Repairs Fire-Damaged Ecosystems and Brings Hope to Communities Every year, forest fires rise in intensity as climate change continues to provide the best conditions for them to flourish. We have all seen the media coverage about areas that have been severely damaged by these fires, which happen worldwide. The cause of forest fires can… Continue reading Planting Trees Around The World For Forest Fire Recovery

21 Eco-Friendly Things You Can Do for Mother’s Day

How to Make Mother’s Day Sustainable and Still Give Her the Celebration she deserves It’s almost Mother’s Day and if you’re like most people, you’re probably scouring the internet for unique Mother’s Day gifts that will make her smile — perhaps something different from the typical Mother’s Day flowers and Mother’s day brunch (although those… Continue reading 21 Eco-Friendly Things You Can Do for Mother’s Day

Earth Day 2023: Planting Trees and Growing Partnerships 

PLANTING TREES: THE ULTIMATE ACT OF THINKING GLOBALLY & ACTING LOCALLY Every year, we celebrate Earth Month the best way we know how: by working together with our amazing planting partners + brand partners to empower thousands of volunteers around the world to improve their local communities. In celebration of Earth Day 2023, volunteers planted… Continue reading Earth Day 2023: Planting Trees and Growing Partnerships 

Good News! 6 Positive Environmental News Stories From April 2023

Good News From The Month Of April Earth Month might be coming to a close, but we will continue to celebrate all the amazing things our beautiful planet does for us! This month was full of environmental wins as people around the world came together to help make our planet a better place through tree… Continue reading Good News! 6 Positive Environmental News Stories From April 2023

Old Growth Forests: What they Are and Why They Matter

Depending on where you are located, you may refer to them as primary forests, virgin forests, primeval forests, late seral forests, or ancient woodlands. Regardless of what they are called in your neck of the woods (no pun intended), old growth forests play an essential role in the health of the interconnected environment, and our planetary health as a whole.… Continue reading Old Growth Forests: What they Are and Why They Matter

What is a Forest?

More than Just a Collection of Trees You may be familiar with the temperate deciduous forests that dominate the northern hemisphere, or the breathtakingly diverse tropical rainforest ecosystems, which collectively house more than 50% of all plants and animals that are found on land. Wherever you live and whatever forests you interact with, the importance… Continue reading What is a Forest?

Planting Trees Across Australia for Communities, Biodiversity, and Ecosystem Restoration

Planting Trees, Impacting Communities, and Repairing Ecosystems In 2022, One Tree Planted is proud to have worked with several reforestation partners to make an impact across Australia. From helping to restore Indigenous Protected Areas to protecting koala habitats, our projects are restoring forests and impacting communities. As the planted trees continue to grow, they will also help promote… Continue reading Planting Trees Across Australia for Communities, Biodiversity, and Ecosystem Restoration

9 Earth Day Activities for Work

9 Eco-Friendly Earth Day Ideas for Work With Earth Day rapidly approaching, you may be looking for ways to celebrate Earth Day at your workplace. And that’s great! From getting their hands in the dirt and planting trees to greening up the office and participating in company-wide sustainability challenges, there are plenty of ways that your… Continue reading 9 Earth Day Activities for Work

11 Fun Facts about Rainforests

What’s considered a rainforest? Earth Month is well underway and we’re celebrating by planting trees in one of the most essential ecosystems on Earth: Rainforests! Rainforest is a term used to describe a tropical or temperate biome that experiences high levels of rainfall– typically between 80 and 400 inches of precipitation annually. Tropical rainforests can be found… Continue reading 11 Fun Facts about Rainforests

What is biochar and how can it help the environment?

What is biochar? Used for centuries in indigenous farming practices in the Amazon basin, biochar, also known as terra preta, is a type of charcoal that is created by heating organic materials, such as wood or agricultural waste, in the absence of oxygen. This process, known as pyrolysis, breaks down the organic material into a… Continue reading What is biochar and how can it help the environment?

11 Fun Facts about Rainforests

What’s considered a rainforest? Earth Month is well underway and we’re celebrating by planting trees in one of the most essential ecosystems on Earth: Rainforests! Rainforest is a term used to describe a tropical or temperate biome that experiences high levels of rainfall– typically between 80 and 400 inches of precipitation annually. Tropical rainforests can be found… Continue reading 11 Fun Facts about Rainforests

Where’s The Forest?

This Earth Day, Ask “Where’s The Forest?” WTF?Look, we know that the timing is slightly suspicious, but we solemly swear that this is not an April Fools joke. In fact, when it comes to tree cover loss, we couldn’t be more serious. According to the 2022 State of the World’s Forests report, forests currently cover around… Continue reading Where’s The Forest?

40 Fun Ways to Celebrate Earth Day Throughout Earth Month

40 Fun Ways to Celebrate Earth Day Throughout The Month of April Spring has sprung, and Earth Day is right around the corner! If you’re anything like us, you’re probably itching to do all the nature-related things and perhaps wondering: are there any fun things to do near me? Well we’re happy to assure you… Continue reading 40 Fun Ways to Celebrate Earth Day Throughout Earth Month

9 Spring Activities for Kids

Plant Trees Support our Andes community-led reforestation project by planting trees. Plant a tree About One Tree Planted made an incredible impact on the environment and local communities in 2022. Read the full report We make it simple for anyone to plant trees, and together we can make an incredible impact. One dollar plants, one… Continue reading 9 Spring Activities for Kids

9 Reasons to Celebrate International Day of Forests

As the need for reforestation is global and ever-changing, we feature where trees are most needed now. This project is currently supporting Longleaf Pine Restoration. Learn more With your help, we will: Protect wildlife habitat and increase biodiversity Restore essential watersheds for soil stability and erosion control Sequester carbon in the biomass of the forests through climate… Continue reading 9 Reasons to Celebrate International Day of Forests

Trees and climate change

TREES AND CLIMATE CHANGE: WHY REFORESTATION IS VITAL As we continue to watch how climate change is making an impact around the world – fueling stronger hurricanes and forest fires, drying up water resources, diminishing food security, and displacing large populations in search of basic needs – we are also in a dire search for answers… Continue reading Trees and climate change

7 Fun facts about the Boreal Forest

As the need for reforestation is global and ever-changing, we feature where trees are most needed now. This project is currently supporting Longleaf Pine Restoration. Learn more With your help, we will: Protect wildlife habitat and increase biodiversity Restore essential watersheds for soil stability and erosion control Sequester carbon in the biomass of the forests through climate… Continue reading 7 Fun facts about the Boreal Forest

Good News! 6 Positive Environmental Stories from February 2023

6 Good Environmental News Stories from the Past Month that will Make You Smile  Valentine’s Day may be over, but our love for the environment is bigger than ever! With February now drawing to a close, we want to take some time to celebrate the great things that happened this month. 2023 is shaping up… Continue reading Good News! 6 Positive Environmental
Stories from February 2023

5 Ways Planting Trees Helps Gender Equality

how reforestation can combat climate change and support gender equality As the world works to address climate change, gender equality and closing the gender gap are increasingly part of the conversation. And as a reforestation nonprofit that empowers women through many of our projects around the world, we have a unique perspective on the subject. From… Continue reading 5 Ways Planting Trees Helps Gender Equality

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day With The Shirt That Plants Trees In Ireland

We’re bringing a whole new meaning to the idea of going green for St. Patrick’s Day — and you can join in on the fun! Get festive by donning One Tree Planted’s classic Reforestation tee — but this time it’s greener than ever! When you purchase your limited edition St. Patrick’s Day reforestation tee, you are also helping… Continue reading Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day With The Shirt That Plants Trees In Ireland

7 Biodiversity Hotspots Around the World That You Should Know

7 biodiversity Hotspots around the world That You Should Know The world is filled a stunning range of biodiversity that thrive in vastly different climates and weather conditions. An area is considered a biodiversity hotspot when it has a high concentration of endemic (found nowhere else) species. Unfortunately, many of these areas are under pressure from human… Continue reading 7 Biodiversity Hotspots Around the World That You Should Know

How Trees Clean The Air

Trees Play an Important Role in reducing air pollution and absorbing greenhouse gases  From helping to clean our water to providing food and shelter, relieving our stress, and promoting jobs, the benefits of trees to people and the environment are well documented. In addition to releasing clean oxygen for us to breathe, trees play a critical role… Continue reading How Trees Clean The Air

Restoration of the Wabanaki Acadian Forest in Nova Scotia

In Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, 23,900 trees were planted to restore 15 hectares of land that is imbued with rich history. The purpose of this project is to re-establish white pine, red oak, and other native tree species across clear cut blocks on the coastal ridges of Cape Breton. As the planted trees grow, they will provide a range… Continue reading Restoration of the Wabanaki Acadian Forest in Nova Scotia

11 Eco-friendly gift ideas for Valentine’s Day 2023

11 Eco-friendly gift ideas for Valentine’s Day 2023 With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we’re here with our best last-minute eco-friendly gift ideas to help you show your appreciation for the one you love the most. It’s time to ditch the wasteful gifts that line the aisles of your local drugstore and swap in… Continue reading 11 Eco-friendly gift ideas for Valentine’s Day 2023

Celebrate Valentine’s Day by Taking Your Love for Nature to the Next Level

If you love nature and trees, then you’ll really love our new platform that’s designed to help you find your soil-mate. Getting started is simple: just swipe until you find your perfect match! You’ll discover if you should put down roots with Birchy, an energetic and driven lady who is anything but basic, or maybe… Continue reading Celebrate Valentine’s Day by Taking Your Love for Nature to the Next Level

11 Environmental Charities You Should Know

We will plant an array of indigenous tree species throughout Africa, such as Senegalia polyacantha, Faidherbia albida, Albizia adianthifolia, Persea americana, Calliandra calothyrsus, Macadamia spp., shea, and mahogany. Fruit trees will also be planted, which include mango, orange, tangerine, avocado, apple, guava, and Brazil nut.

Good News! 6 Positive Environmental Stories from January 2023

5 Good Environmental News Stories from the Past Month that will Make You Smile  The first month of the new year has already come to an end, and while you’ve been keeping yourself busy with your fitness, financial, or nutritional goals, positive environmental strides have been happening around the globe. We hope you’ll see these… Continue reading Good News! 6 Positive Environmental Stories from January 2023

One Tree Planted Partners with Vets to Drones and Carolina Drone Lab

Vets to Drones, One Tree Planted, and UNC Chapel Hill’s Carolina Drone Lab are proud to announce the creation of the Veterans in the Forest Program, a partnership to train veterans and provide on-the-job experience in drone-based forest monitoring technology. Using Uncrewed Aerial Systems (UAS; AKA drones) and advanced imaging technology, data will be collected… Continue reading One Tree Planted Partners with Vets to Drones and Carolina Drone Lab

Environmental Justice: What it is and How Planting Trees Can Help

What is Environmental Justice? In our work, we talk about environmental justice often in relation to the powerful social impact of our projects. But what is environmental justice and how does it relate to planting trees? The environmental justice movement is not new, but public awareness of it in an age of accelerating and inequitable climate… Continue reading Environmental Justice: What it is and How Planting Trees Can Help

Restoring 1 Million Hectares of Andean Forests to Safeguard the Amazon

High above the Amazon basin, shrouded in mist and nestled amongst the slopes of the longest mountain chain in the world live a community of gnarled, majestic trees: the High Andes Polylepis forest. Teeming with life, and adapted to harsh conditions, these forests are threaded tightly together with indigenous communities who have called these mountains… Continue reading Restoring 1 Million Hectares of Andean Forests to Safeguard the Amazon

Innovation Week: Trees, Tech and Transformation with One Tree Planted

WHY REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR? On February 2nd, join us to learn about the impact technology makes in the environmentalism, conservation, and reforestation space. You’ll hear from the tech experts at One Tree Planted and learn about how our organization is using technology to make a difference in reforestation and restoration. Feel free to ask… Continue reading Innovation Week: Trees, Tech and Transformation with One Tree Planted

2022 Impact: 52 Million Trees Planted Across the Globe

52 Million Trees Planted for People, Nature & The Environment In the face of challenging social, political, economic and environmental realities, 2022 was a year that required resilience and innovation in the reforestation space. Through it all, One Tree Planted persevered and focused on what we do best: planting trees! Together with our incredible network… Continue reading 2022 Impact: 52 Million Trees Planted Across the Globe

9 Fascinating Facts About Planet Earth

We will plant an array of indigenous tree species throughout Africa, such as Senegalia polyacantha, Faidherbia albida, Albizia adianthifolia, Persea americana, Calliandra calothyrsus, Macadamia spp., shea, and mahogany. Fruit trees will also be planted, which include mango, orange, tangerine, avocado, apple, guava, and Brazil nut.

New Year, New Tree: Making a Global Impact with The Grove

A fail-proof new years resolution With every New Year, we say goodbye to the previous year and aim to become better versions of ourselves. For some, that involves signing up for a gym membership, while for others it might mean taking stock of their daily habits and making adjustments that help them grow to where… Continue reading New Year, New Tree: Making a Global Impact with The Grove

9 Sustainable New Years Resolutions

As the need for reforestation is global and ever-changing, we feature where trees are most needed now. This project is currently supporting a global forest fire recovery fund. Learn more With your help, we will: Reforest lands damaged by record-setting fires Support healthy habitat for iconic biodiversity Plant tree species that will help reduce future fire impact Overview… Continue reading 9 Sustainable New Years Resolutions

Recycling Tips: What to Recycle and Why You Should Do It

As the need for reforestation is global and ever-changing, we feature where trees are most needed now. For Treecember, we’re planting trees that support a global forest fire recovery fund. Learn more With your help, we will: Reforest lands damaged by record-setting fires Support healthy habitat for iconic biodiversity Plant tree species that will help reduce… Continue reading Recycling Tips: What to Recycle and Why You Should Do It

Why Are Forests Important?

As the need for reforestation is global and ever-changing, we feature where trees are most needed now. For Treecember, we’re planting trees that support a global forest fire recovery fund. Learn more With your help, we will: Reforest lands damaged by record-setting fires Support healthy habitat for iconic biodiversity Plant tree species that will help reduce… Continue reading Why Are Forests Important?

Empowering Students in New Zealand To Make an Impact For Their Future

On New Zealand’s North Island, Auckland teachers and students joined together with One Tree Planted and our planting partners to build a better future by planting trees across New Zealand. Our planting partner Trees for Survival works with children to empower them to make an impact through environmental actions that will help improve waterways and… Continue reading Empowering Students in New Zealand To Make an Impact For Their Future

27 Facts About Trees and Forests

As the need for reforestation is global and ever-changing, we feature where trees are most needed now. For Treecember, we’re planting trees that support a global forest fire recovery fund. Learn more With your help, we will: Reforest lands damaged by record-setting fires Support healthy habitat for iconic biodiversity Plant tree species that will help reduce… Continue reading 27 Facts About Trees and Forests

What is Treecember + How to Gift a Tree for the Holidays

What is Treecember? Treecember is One Tree Planted’s month-long holiday season celebration of everything that nature does for us — and everything we can do for nature. It’s our way of celebrating the holidays and making them just a little greener. We take this time to honor the important things in life, like friends and… Continue reading What is Treecember + How to Gift a Tree for the Holidays

Good News! 5 Positive Environmental Stories from November 2022

5 Good Environmental News Stories from the Past Month that will Make You Smile  Can you believe it’s aIready the holiday season? We know that some of you are already celebrating the season by bundling up to find the perfect tree or ventured out to enjoy the festive lights! When it comes to the environment,… Continue reading Good News! 5 Positive Environmental Stories from November 2022

How to Reduce Waste: 21 Ideas for Zero Waste Living

Every day, Americans collectively generate 700,000 tons of trash. Reducing waste may seem intimidating, but it doesn’t need to be. You may not have the time or resources to do it perfectly, but don’t let that stop you!  From taking sustainable actions to purchasing eco friendly gifts, there are countless ways, big and small, to… Continue reading How to Reduce Waste: 21 Ideas for Zero Waste Living

Real vs. Fake Christmas Trees: Which is Better For the Environment?

We spend a lot of time talking about the benefits of trees and why you shouldn’t cut down trees, but you may be wondering, what about about Christmas trees? Are Christmas trees eco-friendly? Are real Christmas trees better for the environment? Or is it better to purchase a fake Christmas tree to save the real… Continue reading Real vs. Fake Christmas Trees: Which is Better For the Environment?

Plant a Tree Day 2022: Planting Trees, Growing Community

Our fifth annual Plant a Tree Day fell on Wednesday, September 28th, but planting took place through 104 events throughout the fall planting season. Now that most of the events have wrapped up, we’re proud to share everything that our partners and volunteers have accomplished through Plant a Tree Day 2022! A special thank you to our… Continue reading Plant a Tree Day 2022: Planting Trees, Growing Community

Good News! 7 Positive Environmental Stories From October 2022

7 Good Environmental News Stories From The Past Month That Will Make You Smile  Get out your cable knit sweaters, because fall is in full swing! We hope you were able to take in all the beautiful weather and the gorgeous scenery as we wrap up another October with spooky costumes and candy galore. As… Continue reading Good News! 7 Positive Environmental Stories From October 2022

7 Sustainable Cities and their Green Initiatives

Ariel Canie | October 21, 2022 | 5 min read 7 Sustainable Cities and their Green Initiatives With cities housing over half of the world’s population, it’s no secret that they contribute to a large portion of our climate footprint. Luckily, many progressive cities around the world are taking action and reimagining what it means… Continue reading 7 Sustainable Cities and their Green Initiatives

Seed to Forest Alliance Launched to Tackle Global Seed Shortage and Scale Reforestation

On September 21, our strategic partner Terraformation announced the launch of the Seed to Forest Alliance, with American Forests, Ecosystem Restoration Camps and One Tree Planted as founding members, as well as 1t.org US as an advisory partner. As part of our ongoing work to address the barriers to reforestation, One Tree Planted is proud… Continue reading Seed to Forest Alliance Launched to Tackle Global Seed Shortage and Scale Reforestation

What is Afforestation?

Afforestation Explained From industrial agriculture to land conversion and resource extraction, human activities have long had an intense impact on our planet. One of those impacts is deforestation — or, the human-driven and natural loss of trees. For centuries, the rise of human populations and more industrialized ways of life, has come at the cost of the… Continue reading What is Afforestation?

#FallforNature the Photo Contest that will give you all the Fall Feels

Share Your #Fallfornature Photos to Get Featured & Plant Trees! Fall is here and we absolutely LOVE seeing the great outdoors during this special time of year. That’s why we’re ready to #Fallfornature with a fall photo challenge. Show us the colorful leaves, the changing season, your hiking adventures, or even your happy dog in… Continue reading #FallforNature the Photo Contest that will give you all the Fall Feels

7 Effects Of Climate Change Happening Right Now

7 Climate Change Effects of Climate Change Happening Right now The Earth’s temperature has risen .14° Fahrenheit (0.08° Celsius) per decade since 1880. And according to NASA, NOAA and Berkeley Earth, the past seven years have been the hottest in recorded history. While climate change has multiple contributing factors, the unfortunate truth is that most… Continue reading 7 Effects Of Climate Change Happening Right Now

Good News! 7 Positive Environmental Stories From September 2022 

7 Good Environmental News Stories From The Past Month That Will Make You Smile  Fall is officially upon us, and we’re in a celebrating kinda mood. So let’s cozy up with some fuzzy blankets, fall scented candles and a cider donut or two, and check out the positivity that September has brought us. From One… Continue reading Good News! 7 Positive Environmental Stories From September 2022 

How to Plant a Tree to Help the Environment: A Step by Step Guide

Taking care of your tree:  Now that you’ve planted your tree, here are a few other things to ensure that it can thrive in its new home! Research your environment: Read up on your local climate, gardening zone, soil type, and the best native species to plant. Or just talk with nursery staff, who are… Continue reading How to Plant a Tree to Help the Environment: A Step by Step Guide

10 Ways to Cope With Inflation

Inflation is Affecting Everything From the Global Economy to Your Personal Budget With the current US inflation rate at over 8%, many of us are feeling a difference in our budgets. And unfortunately, the US is not alone in experiencing a historically high inflation rate: according to analysis by the Pew Research Center, of 44… Continue reading 10 Ways to Cope With Inflation

5 ways to help the environment for under $5

How to Help The Environment Despite Inflation With inflation driving up costs for everything from a loaf of bread to a tube of toothpaste, many of us have had to cut certain things out of our budget. And unfortunately, helping the environment by making financial commitments like purchasing eco-friendly products may not be financially feasible… Continue reading 5 ways to help the environment for under $5

Trees and Climate Change: How Forests Benefit the Climate

Kaylee Brzezinski | September 13, 2022 | 6 min read the relationship between trees and carbon dioxide In recent years, trees have been getting a lot of attention for being one of the most important nature-based solutions to save us all from climate change. Most people know that trees produce oxygen and absorb carbon from the… Continue reading Trees and Climate Change: How Forests Benefit the Climate

Inflation: A Hidden Cost of Climate Change

From rising fuel costs to sticker shock at the grocery store checkout, inflation is a major force in today’s economy — and we’re all feeling its effects. In fact, US treasury secretary Janet Yellen recently acknowledged that inflation has reached an “unacceptable” high. And while legislation like President Biden’s Inflation Reduction Bill seeks to address… Continue reading Inflation: A Hidden Cost of Climate Change

7 Simple Ways To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint as a Student

TIPS TO LOWER YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT IN COLLEGE Being in college doesn’t need to stop you from reducing your carbon footprint. In fact, this is a great time to develop habits that will make you a lifelong friend of the planet. And by making these changes yourself, you might just inspire your classmates to do… Continue reading 7 Simple Ways To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint as a Student

3 Ways Planting Trees Helps to Reduce The Urban Heat Island Effect

Heat Waves And Rising Air temperatures are presenting challenges — Especially when it comes to Urban Heat Islands At a time when countries around the world are experiencing record-high temperatures and heat waves, the need to address climate change is front and center. Compounded by the heat island effect, cities worldwide are experiencing days of… Continue reading 3 Ways Planting Trees Helps to Reduce The Urban Heat Island Effect

The Location of the Oldest Forest In The World Might Surprise You

Is New York State’s Hudson Valley the first place that comes to mind when you conjure up the image of ancient forests? If not, then it should be! In 2019, scientists recognized a fossil record of the planet’s oldest forest in an unlikely place: an abandoned quarry in Cairo, New York. The forest is believed to… Continue reading The Location of the Oldest Forest In The World Might Surprise You

AFR100 Moves into Phase 2 With Support from Terrafund for AFR100

Restoring Forest Landscapes and Revitalizing Economies for Lasting Impact Across Africa Thanks to our long-standing partnership with the World Resources Institute (WRI), One Tree Planted is honored to be a technical partner of AFR100. What does this mean? One Tree Planted, along with nearly 40 other organizations, helps enhance technical support and coordination of restoration… Continue reading AFR100 Moves into Phase 2 With Support from Terrafund for AFR100

Living Sustainably: 10 Tips on How to Be More Sustainable

10 Sustainable Tips to Level Up Your Personal Sustainability Do you drive an electric car, subsist on lentils, and refuse to throw anything away? Is your library stocked with dog-eared copies of Silent Spring, A Sand County Almanac, and The World Without Us and your home outfitted with solar panels, smart switches, beehives, and compost… Continue reading Living Sustainably: 10 Tips on How to Be More Sustainable

One Tree Planted Launches the Grove, A Monthly Giving Program That Plants Trees

Introducing: The Grove! We’ve been working behind the scenes for some time now, and we’re so excited to share this with you. The Grove is exactly what it sounds like: a special group of individuals that are passionate about giving back on a regular basis. And just like the trees that form a grove in… Continue reading One Tree Planted Launches the Grove, A Monthly Giving Program That Plants Trees

Climate Action for Kids: 7 Ways to Inspire the Budding Environmentalist

ways to protect the environment for kids Climate change is an issue that will touch everyone on this planet, but rising temperatures, reduced air quality, extreme weather and other impacts will, without a doubt, impact kids throughout their lives. And while it shouldn’t be up to them to solve a problem that they’ve inherited, they… Continue reading Climate Action for Kids: 7 Ways to Inspire the Budding Environmentalist

Good News! 7 Positive Environmental Stories From July 2022

7 Good Environmental News Stories From The Past Month That Will Make You Smile  Summer is flying by, and we’ll be sad to see it go. But with it comes more good news ranging from new coral discoveries to empowering women in agroforestry, improved cyclone predictions and the restoration of horseshoe crabs. Clear your mind… Continue reading Good News! 7 Positive Environmental Stories From July 2022

Can You Really Plant and Grow a Tree For One Dollar? We Break it Down

How Much Does it Cost to Plant a Tree? It’s Complicated As an environmental nonprofit that’s dedicated to making it simple for anyone to help the environment by planting trees, we’re committed to honoring our promise that we’ll plant one tree for every $1 donated. But truthfully, reforestation is anything but simple. And as we… Continue reading Can You Really Plant and Grow a Tree For One Dollar? We Break it Down

9 Interesting Facts About Mangroves

If you’ve ever been on vacation by the beach somewhere tropical, you’ve probably encountered mangrove trees and noticed their incredible ability to grow, seemingly, with their roots underwater. In fact, the mangrove is a tree family unlike any other — and they’re crucial for helping the environment and protecting the world’s coastlines.  Mangroves are salt-tolerant… Continue reading 9 Interesting Facts About Mangroves

7 Ways That You Can Protect Biodiversity This Week

The Importance of Biodiversity Cannot Be Overstated. Here are 7 ways You Can Protect It! You may have heard us speak on the importance of conserving biodiversity in the natural world, and perhaps you asked yourself, “what exactly is biodiversity, anyways?”. Biodiversity or biological diversity is a term that’s used to describe the variation of… Continue reading 7 Ways That You Can Protect Biodiversity This Week

10 Ways to Prevent Wildfires

Meaghan Weeden | July 7, 2022 | 4 min read If you’re wondering why wildfires are getting worse, the answer might come as a surprise: although science shows that climate change is driving the increasing severity, over 90% of forest fires in the United States are caused by humans and many of them can be prevented. … Continue reading 10 Ways to Prevent Wildfires

How the Recent Supreme Court Ruling Effects The EPA and Air Quality

As you’ve probably heard, in a 6-3 ruling on June 30th, the US Supreme Court’s conservative majority ruled in favor of West Virginia in a stunning (but unsurprising) legal move that limits the Environmental Protection Agency’s power to combat climate change. Dissenting Justice Elena Kagan stated: “Today, the Court strips the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)… Continue reading How the Recent Supreme Court Ruling Effects The EPA and Air Quality

Plant a Tree Day: History and How to Celebrate

Each year on September 28th, One Tree Planted celebrates Plant a Tree Day, a global day of action that inspires thousands of volunteers around the world to plant trees, remove invasive species, clean up litter, establish community gardens and more!  Plant a Tree day started in 2018, when 30 community reforestation events were organized by One Tree… Continue reading Plant a Tree Day: History and How to Celebrate

Planting 375,000 Trees in Thailand for Watershed Restoration and Human Rights

In a remote region near the border of Myanmar, woven into the very fabric of northern Thailand‘s rugged hill country, live a group of marginalized ethnic minorities. Commonly referred to as the hilltribes, many are refugees of civil strife in Myanmar and have been in Thailand for generations — but often aren’t recognized as citizens.… Continue reading Planting 375,000 Trees in Thailand for Watershed Restoration and Human Rights

What’s Driving Rainforest Deforestation?

rainforest Deforestation is a Major threat to Biodiversity around the world Deforestation is a major threat to forests around the world, and rainforest deforestation is an alarming concern, given that these types of forests account for a large portion of the earth’s biodiversity. lthough the 2022 State of the World’s Forests report found that the… Continue reading What’s Driving Rainforest Deforestation?

21 Unique Father’s Day Ideas

How to Sustainably Celebrate Father’s Day 2022 It’s almost Fathers Day and if you’re like a lot of people, you’re probably scouring the internet for last minute Father’s Day gifts that will let him know how much you appreciate him. If that sounds familiar, then you’re in luck: from Father’s Day gifts to fun things to… Continue reading 21 Unique Father’s Day Ideas

One Tree Planted & IDEAS For Us Partner for 31 Projects across 10 Countries

Reforestation and Community Restoration Around the World We’re thrilled to continue our successful partnership with grassroots nonprofit IDEAS for Us by supporting 31 projects over the next several months. The projects are a combination of reforestation, tree planting, community garden installation, shoreline restoration, and pollinator garden establishment projects in 10 countries. The initiative kicked off… Continue reading One Tree Planted & IDEAS For Us Partner for 31 Projects across 10 Countries

5 Ways To Make Your Business More Sustainable

5 Simple Strategies to become a Sustainable Business As businesses and consumers are becoming more aware of their environmental impact, we’ve noticed a growing interest in sustainability in business. All companies, regardless of their size or annual income, can make simple sustainable swaps to improve their environmental footprint. From product materials and packaging to suppliers… Continue reading 5 Ways To Make Your Business More Sustainable

Orcas, Salmon, and Trees: A Film & Conservation Initiative

Southern Resident orcas, often referred to as killer whales, are an icon of the Pacific Northwest. Swimming the waters off the coast of North America from California to British Columbia, the black and white whales are one of the most recognizable and beloved marine animals in the world. Sadly, there are only 75 Southern Resident… Continue reading Orcas, Salmon, and Trees: A Film & Conservation Initiative

Eco Tourism: 15 Destinations to Add to Your Bucket List

What is Eco Tourism and How to be a good Eco-Tourist? In an increasingly environmentally conscious world, eco-tourism is a growing sector of the travel industry, with nature lovers trekking to all corners of the world to immerse themselves in new cultures and ecosystems in an eco-friendly manner. The generally accepted eco tourism definition is:… Continue reading Eco Tourism: 15 Destinations to Add to Your Bucket List

Empowering Smallholder Farmers in Rwanda Through Sustainable Agroforestry

Since we began in 2014, One Tree Planted has planted over 40,000,000 trees around the world. But reforestation is about so much more than trees, and every one of our projects has a unique impact for nature and communities. Some are especially close to our hearts — and our coffee agroforestry project in Rwanda is… Continue reading Empowering Smallholder Farmers in Rwanda Through Sustainable Agroforestry

Good News! 7 Positive Environmental Stories From May 2022

7 Good Environmental News Stories From The Past Month That Will Make You Smile  With all that’s happening in the world today, consider this your friendly reminder to stop and smell the flowers — and take in some positive news for the environment! From a giant sinkhole that’s filled with ancient trees to the EU… Continue reading Good News! 7 Positive Environmental Stories From May 2022

5 Issues to Focus on This World Environment Day

5 Issues to Focus on this World Environment Day Originally created by the United Nations in 1972, World Environment Day (not to be confused with April’s Earth Day) is observed on June 5th each year and serves as a day to come together as a global community and spotlight pressing environmental challenges. This year’s theme is… Continue reading 5 Issues to Focus on This World Environment Day

8 Eco-Friendly Fundraising Ideas for Kids

Here Are 8 Eco-Friendly Fundraising Ideas For Kids In a world built for grown-ups, it’s important to teach kids that you can never be too young to make a difference. Fundraising events aren’t just for adults and with a little supervision, kids can lead successful fundraisers, too! The best part? Fundraising can teach kids responsibility,… Continue reading 8 Eco-Friendly Fundraising Ideas for Kids

7 Species That Help Biodiversity

There are approximately 1.75 million species of organisms on this planet, but it’s no secret that trees are our favorite! Wildlife around the world depend on trees to survive.  Trees are the ultimate keystone species: many insects, fungi, and other wildlife, depend on specific types to live. When trees disappear, it can have a ripple effect… Continue reading 7 Species That Help Biodiversity

Planting Over 900,000 Trees in Mexico for Monarch Butterfly Habitat

Every year, in the late spring and early summer months when nature is unfurling and beginning anew, from the Rocky Mountains to the Atlantic Ocean, and from southern Illinois to Canada, the air is abuzz with emergent eastern migratory monarch butterflies. 3-5 generations are born here each year, with the first few generations only living… Continue reading Planting Over 900,000 Trees in Mexico for Monarch Butterfly Habitat

The State of the World’s Forests in 2022

For hundreds of years, humanity’s progress has increasingly come at considerable cost to nature and the environment. This trajectory is largely responsible for the state of the world’s forests today. The 2022 State of the World’s Forests report from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, is filled with the latest stats about deforestation… Continue reading The State of the World’s Forests in 2022

Planting Trees in Scotland with Sam Heughan and My Peak Challenge

We were honored to join Sam Heughan and the incredible My Peak Challenge community in Scotland for their annual gala. While there, we helped raise awareness about the importance of reforestation — and got our hands in the dirt by planting fruit trees on Scotland’s east coast! What is My Peak Challenge? My Peak Challenge is… Continue reading Planting Trees in Scotland with Sam Heughan and My Peak Challenge