25 Feb '16, 8am

Greenpop: Greening the future via @GBCSA

The United Nations Environment Programme shows that the world has lost 80% of its original forests in the last decade alone – a startling fact everyone should take mindful of says Greenpop founder, Misha Teasdale. In 2015, the NPO that engages in tree-planting projects in various local locations, managed to plant more than 11000 trees though various greening initiatives. A GBCSA partner, the organisation continues to mitigate the developmental threat posed to trees. “Trees are the world’s single largest source of breathable oxygen. They are under threat, which means we are under threat”. In the 5 years since the organisation’s start, the team have planted over 58 000 trees and are expanding on their tree-planting mission. “We’ve started working more with schools, hosting workshops and adventures to activate young people. We’ve begun developing our nursery (previously a pil...

Full article: https://www.gbcsa.org.za/news_post/greenpop-greening-the-...

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