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Tree Planting

Blind Man And His Friend With No Arms Work As One To Plant A Forest

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 06.23.2016 | Green

Jia Wenqi and Jia Haixia have worked together to plant more than 10,000 trees over the past decade. It's a remarkable feat for anyone to plant a small...

8 Great Ways to Celebrate the Earth this Summer

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.03.2016 | Green
Maria Rodale

by Maria Luci, editor at Maria's Farm Country Kitchen and Rodale's Last week we celebrated Earth Day! We expressed our gratitude for all that our w...

7 Inexpensive Ways to Transform Your Backyard Into an Earthly Paradise

Dorit Sasson | Posted 03.25.2016 | HuffPost Home
Dorit Sasson

During the winter season, we start thinking about spring, and with that, comes gardening and planting. We flip through the latest garden magazines hoping that our backyards could be half as beautiful as the gardens in those glossy photos.

Arbor Day in South LA

Joel Epstein | Posted 03.12.2016 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

I don't know whether the County seeded the clouds like they did last week to cause yesterday's downpour but it sure made today's tree planting easier....

FedEx and the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science Team Up to Restore Forest on Virginia Key North Point

Michael Sainato | Posted 06.01.2016 | Miami
Michael Sainato

Over 60 FedEx employees volunteered this past weekend to help replant a two-acre forest site at Virginia Key North Point on Virginia Key Beach in Miami.

7 People Who Care for Nature and Community

Marianne Krasny | Posted 04.25.2015 | Green
Marianne Krasny

Whether planting trees in New Orleans or picking up trash in Tehran, one of the most effective ways to heal disaster-struck and neglected places is through community led and driven action. The folks who take care of their local environments and communities are not famous. But we could all learn from their bold actions.

Planting Moringa Trees and More: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.09.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Changing ourselves changes the world. In 2013, a group of daily givers, myself included, committed to provide seed funding to a fledgling social chan...

We All Deserve Access to Great Opportunities: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 05.07.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Changing ourselves changes the world. In 2013, a group of daily givers, myself included, committed to provide seed funding to a fledgling social chan...

Doing Good With Book Bags and Saplings in Malawi

Ethan Gelber | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Ethan Gelber

Like all illustrations of generosity at the interface between social enterprise and social good, it involves people who opened their hearts, minds and wallets to the unlikely, who rallied around common causes and who improved everyone's lives.

What Finally Inspired Me To Stop Procrastinating

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

Kim Korson was a serial hobbyist -- until her first harvest taught her the value of seeing things through. By Kim Korson "This is the year of ...

Tiny Tree Returned To Tiny Portland Park After Theft

Cassandra Profita | Posted 05.20.2013 | Green
Cassandra Profita

Since the theft was reported, the tree was apparently returned -- roots and all. But not before the city of Portland spent $3.25 on a replacement tree for the park. The city then received a tiny check of $3.25 to cover the cost of the replacement tree.

New Yorkers Have One Million Reasons to Care for Trees

Elischia Fludd | Posted 11.27.2012 | New York
Elischia Fludd

New York neighborhoods are changing thanks to Mayor Bloomberg's initiative MillionTrees NYC, which is making the landscape of the city greener, one tree at a time. But planting trees is only the first step in improving the NYC environment.

Living Legacy Project Gives Thanks to Civil War Veterans By Planting New Trees

Kate Kelly | Posted 01.21.2013 | Green
Kate Kelly

The Journey Through Hallowed Ground partnership has launched an initiative of national significance called the Living Legacy Project to dedicate a tree for each of the more than 620,000 soldiers who died during the American Civil War.

The Legacy of Wangari Maathai: Women as Green Agents of Change

Jamie Bechtel | Posted 12.16.2012 | Green
Jamie Bechtel

The unexpected impact of Dr. Wangari Maathai's work was to show that the solutions to our many societal and planetary ills often rests with those who bear the greatest burden.

Why Planting Trees Is Important

Eric Rutkow | Posted 06.27.2012 | Books
Eric Rutkow

It's almost certain that we have yet to understand the full range of benefits that tree planting can offer us. And history suggests that we'll continue to discover new ones. If you plant a tree this spring, you'll not only be investing in the future but connecting to the past.

Congolese Man Works to Repay His Giving Tree

Heather Box | Posted 06.26.2012 | Good News
Heather Box

Ephrem Bwishe has always had a special connection to trees. Since he was a child he has felt that trees were there to protect him.

Students To Plant Fruit Trees At Stapleton’s Urban Farm

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.19.2011 | Denver

Local students will plant nearly 40 fruit trees and shrubs at The Urban Farm in Stapleton on Friday, Aug. 19 as part of the national "Fruit Tree 101" ...

A Sense of Community: Increase Your Joy by Getting Involved

Kristi Ling | Posted 07.09.2011 | Los Angeles
Kristi Ling

The healthy feelings of giving, of connecting in person, and coming together with our peers to do good cannot be replaced by texting, emailing, or clicking on a link that gives a penny to a charitable cause.

8 Railroad Innovations Promoting Environmental Awareness (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.15.2011 | Politics

With the 41st anniversary of Earth Day quickly approaching, organizations and corporations all over the world are focusing on new initiatives to promo...

Tree Planting World Record Broken

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Speedy tree planting may be the answer to the world's dwindling forest problem. This past Thursday, over 64,000 trees were planted in 15 minutes, brea...

Risking Arrest to Plant Trees on a Mountaintop Removal Site

Morgan Goodwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Morgan Goodwin

Today 44 volunteer 'reclamation workers' (activists) illegally marched onto a supposedly reclaimed mine site to plant trees. Why? Because the 'recla...

Young People Across South Asia Come Together To Prepare For The COP16 Climate Negotiations In Cancun, Mexico

Heather Box | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Heather Box

Vositha Wijenayake rushed through the crowds and across the platform to make the 10:30am Saturday train to Galle, Sri Lanka. She was headed south fro...

India Cannot Support Population Growth

Sadhguru | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Either we control our populations consciously, or nature will do it in a very cruel manner. There is no choice.

Mother Earth: What Have You Done For Me Lately?

Donna Henes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Donna Henes

While saving and conserving are admirable virtues, perhaps it is more fruitful to think not of giving something up, but rather of giving something back to Mother Earth.

Planting Trees Can Affect Local Water Availability | Ana Belluscio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

According to two new studies, planting forests in areas that currently don't have trees -- a process called afforestation -- can reduce the local avai...