RETREET redefines disaster relief by engaging communities to replant lost trees.
SUNDAY SHOW & TELL vol.96
Living Lands, a nonprofit organization, has pulled together a powerful group of partners to plant 3.7 million trees in South Africa to combat desertification, an issue that affects 168 countries across the globe. Learn about how trees act as a form of insurance to protect against land degradation and restore watersheds.
PLANTING TREES IN SOUTH AFRICA (article)
A Detroit-based company called Shinola has a beautiful city bike on the market. Experts at leatherwork, their bicycles employ a number of strong characteristics that were forged over the years in the motor city. Beautiful design!
SHINOLA BICYCLES FROM DETROIT (photo essay)
Interested in the science behind urban tree health? The article below is a great resource regarding the latest and greatest. Geek out.
URBAN TREE HEALTH (article)
SUNDAY SHOW & TELL vol.28
Some of our favorite links from the past week:
The Bamboo Bikes Initiative in Ghana teaches women how to build bicycles using resources that are available locally.
Qatar has epic plans to turn the desert into a lush forest.
Lance Armstrong give us a sneak peak into his new gig, fixing flats.
Ghost Forests allow us to know precisely when an earthquake struck.
Arbor Day and Earth Day are coming up fast! Lots of cause to celebrate. Get on your bikes and ride!