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Plant a Tree in Karura Forest, Help Save the Planet

Hosted by the Consul of the Nairobi Changemakers Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Sat 09 Apr 11:00 - 14:00

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26/01/ Protected content World Environmental Education Day (WEED).
A suggestion to mark the day: watch “Breaking Boundaries: The Science of Our Planet” a Netflix documentary about the 9 planetary boundaries which, if exceeded, will make life on Earth no longer sustainable.

Planting trees has been mentioned as one of the most important actions we can do today to ensure the sustainability of the planet, by significantly addressing 4/9 of these important boundaries:
-Stabilizing the climate,
-Improving Fresh Water,
-Improving Planet Diversity and
-Food production benefits;
Plus highly improving the other boundaries

Another striking solution mentioned is healthy mindful eating...
Let us join hands as InterNations to assist in this global drive.

KARURA INDIGENOUS TREE & SHRUB NURSERY
nurtures nearly 100,000 indigenous treelings from 70 different species of trees and shrubs indigenous to Kenya’s upland forests. Many of them are wildlings collected sustainably in the forest. Thousands more have been planted as seeds in the specially-built seedbeds awaiting germination.

FRIENDS OF KARURA FOREST's (FKF) mission to restore Karura to an indigenous ecosystem is well on its way with nearly 50% of the forest already regenerated; including already witnessing increasing animal numbers due to this

Note that trees are only planted during the rainy seasons
They charge a fee of KES Protected content treeling to ensure this process continues, also to support the tree to maturity.

Thank you.