The Restorative Power of Trees

Green growing things heal us in surprising ways. Communities are trying to bring plant life to areas that lack it.     In some of my earliest memories, I’m perched between two branches of a plum tree that grew in front of my house. To climb, I’d grip the...

Think trees! Changing mindsets one step at a time

Primary school children in Ndemiu, Makueni County, Kenya, help clear part of their school compound for seed-beds for tree seedlings.       When two people started cleaning up a beach in Mumbai in 2016, they could never have imagined how their tiny...

Think trees! Changing mindsets one step at a time

When two people started cleaning up a beach in Mumbai in 2016, they could never have imagined how their tiny spontaneous action would snowball. Not all environmental interventions are done by governments or large organizations. There’s a role for small, motivated...