Ethiopia 'breaks' tree-planting record to tackle climate change

Ethiopia has planted more than 350 million trees in a day, officials say, in what they believe is a world record. The project aims to counter the effects of deforestation and climate change in the drought-prone country.

Students in the Philippines must plant 10 trees to graduate

The new law called the "Graduation Legacy for the Environment Act," it is seen as a valuable opportunity for young people to take action against climate change and hopes to fix deforestation in Philippines.

China and India help make planet leafier

China and India, two of the world's biggest polluters, are making it leafier - for now, a report says. The greening effect stems mainly from ambitious tree-planting in China and intensive farming in both countries.

Reforestation is transforming northwestern Pakistan

Once arid hillsides have now become lush green woodland in northwestern Pakistan, where hundreds of millions of trees from 42 different species have been planted as part of the “Billion Tree Tsunami” program.

In Madagascar, fishermen plant mangroves for the future

In just two decades, Madagascar lost about a fifth of its mangrove forest area, exposing its coastline to the ocean's ravages.

US teen replants hundreds of mangroves that were destroyed by a hurricane

Florida 18-year-old Theo Quenee grew and planted mangroves after the devastation of Hurricane Irma.

China announces plans for 6.6 million-hectare reforestation project

The government of China has announced its plans to plant forests in 2018 that will occupy at least 6.6 million hectares, equivalent to the size of Ireland.

India Plants Record-breaking 66 Million Trees in 12 Hours

Over 1.5 million volunteers gathered together to plant the saplings by the Narmada river in India. The record-breaking event was organized in accordance with the country’s climate change goals.

Climate stabilization: Planting trees cannot replace cutting carbon dioxide emissions

Growing plants is no viable option to counteract unmitigated emissions from fossil fuel burning. However, growing biomass soon could support climate policies of rapid and strong emission cuts.

Pakistani Province Grows 750 Million Trees

A massive tree planting effort has provided jobs to 500,000 impoverished people, and will plant 1 billion saplings by the end of 2018.

Norway commits to zero deforestation

The Norwegian parliament pledged today that the government's public procurement policy will go deforestation-free.

China's eco-civilization plan calls for 23% forest cover by 2020

According to a new United Nations report, China plans to build an "ecological civilization" that could be a model for the rest of the world.

India Is Set To Spend Over $6 Billion On Restoring Their Forests

The Indian government is planning on spending an impressive $6.2 billion on reforesting parts of the country. The scheme, which has unilateral support and has already been passed by members of India's lower house of Parliament, is now just waiting to be passed by the upper house.

Indian man single-handedly plants 1,360 acre forest

Jadav "Molai" Payeng is a local hero after single handedly planting and maintaining a 1,360 acre forest and nature reserve