Gallery: Earth Day Network Plants 350,000 Trees in Uganda, Aims to Plan...

 

We all know that trees are great for the environment, but did you know that trees are also good for the social well-being of communities, so much so that they can help to stabilize entire economies? Earth Day Network knows it, and that’s why the world-wide environmental advocacy group made a commitment with Global Poverty Project to plant 10 million trees over the next 5 years in impoverished parts of the world. The Canopy Project has planted 1.2 million trees in 18 countries and most recently finished planting 350,000 trees in three high-poverty districts in Uganda.

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