Uganda is Getting 3 Million New Trees

Good News Notes:

Human settlement, agriculture, and logging have not been kind to the world’s trees, and in turn, have been nothing short of disastrous for the animals that call those trees home.

Reforestation efforts seem like a natural fix – planting trees is good for the climate and good for wildlife – but it’s also a slippery slope into green colonialism when done in developing nations. Yet there are ways to approach reforestation with respect for local communities and in which everyone wins; and the newly launched ‘Wildlife Habitat & Corridor Restoration Project’ in western Uganda appears to be just such an effort.”

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