RETREET redefines disaster relief by engaging communities to replant lost trees.
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Google has teamed up with a number of environmental organizations to create Global Forest Watch, an interactive tool that both details the 500 million acres of forest that has been lost since 2000 and sends out alerts whenever further deforestation occurs. Click the link below or visit www.globalforestwatch.org to see more.
Then, learn about arborsculpture, the craft of training trees into useful and artistic shapes as they grow. On the flip side, check out some beautiful sculptures of trees created out of twisted strands aluminum wire.
Before you go, check out the clip from NBC about our most recent project, Trees for Cleburne!
GLOBAL FOREST WATCH
ALUMINUM WIRE TREE SCULPTURES
TREES FOR CLEBURNE!
SUNDAY SHOW & TELL vol.18
102-year-old Robert Marchand astounded the crowd that gathered in Montigny-le-Bretoneux, France, to watch him beat his own centenarian record by riding 16.7 miles in an hour. What a beast!
Speaking of 102-years-old, that's the same age as the SS Ayrfield, a transport ship used in WWII that is now home to a floating forest in Homebush Bay, Australia. Beautiful!
If you think that's cool, check out the nearly 1,400 acre forest Jadav Payeng of India planted over 34 years in his community, a few saplings every day. Now home to wild elephants, rhinos, tigers, and deer, not only is the forest named after Jadav, it has earned him the official title "Forest Man of India."
102-year-old cyclist Robert Marchand.
102-year-old Floating Forest in Australia.
Jadav Payeng, the "Forest Man of India."
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Think you live on your bike? Check this guy out! Then, spend a moment with some of the world's greatest artists, tree lovers all. Inspirational quotes and paintings abound. With that in mind, see the losses and gains in the world's forests from 2000 to 2012. Bikes and trees!