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Planting Billions of Trees can restore the Planet - the Guardian: LINK ¤ the GUARDIAN

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  • "tree planting has "mind-blowing potential" - to tackle climate !!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "planting billions of trees across the world is by far the biggest, and cheapest way - to tackle the climate !!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "according to scientists, who have made the first calculation of how many more trees - can be planted easily  !!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "as trees grow, they absorb and store the carbon dioxide emissions !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "new research estimates, that a worldwide planting programme can remove two-thirds of all the emissions !!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • ( that have been pumped into the atmosphere by human activities )

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "a figure the scientists describe as "mind-blowing"  !!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the analysis founds there are 1.7bn hectares of treeless land - on which 1.2tn native tree saplings can naturally grow !!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "that area is about 11% - of all land !!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "tropical areas can have 100% tree cover !!!!!!! - while others are more sparsely covered"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "meaning, that on average about half the area - is under tree canopy !!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • ( "the scientists include grazing land - on which a few trees also benefit sheep and cattle  !" )

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • let nature heal itself:  "forest restoration isn’t just one of our climate solutions  !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "it is overwhelmingly the top one !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "it is overwhelmingly more powerful - than all of the other climate solutions, proposed  !!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "tree planting is the climate solution - that is available now !!!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "it is the cheapest one possible - and every one of us can get involved !!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "individuals can make a tangible impact by growing trees themselves  ! - donating to forest restoration organisations  ! - and avoiding irresponsible companies  !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the most effective projects are doing restoration - for 30 cents a tree !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "that means we can restore the 1tn trees for US$ 300bn !!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "this is by far, the cheapest solution that has ever been proposed !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • ( "US$ 300bn is within reach of a coalition of (billionaire) philanthropists - and the public  !!!!!" )

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "and the potential is literally everywhere - the entire globe !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • ( "this should be different, mixed forests !!!!!!!! - respecting the local region, and indigenous people - cut carbon, and boost wildlife !!!!!!!!!!!!" )

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • ( "the potential to grow trees alongside crops such as coffee, cocoa and berries - called agro-forestry - has not been included in this calculation of tree restoration  !!" )

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • ( "and also, we should avoid meat !!!!!! - avoiding meat is "single biggest way" - to reduce our impact on Earth  !!!!!!!!" )

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the world’s six biggest nations - contain half the potential restoration sites !!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "this is a new opportunity for these countries - to get it right !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • ( "the research is based on the measurement of the tree cover by hundreds of people in 80,000 high-resolution satellite images - to create a global map, of where trees can grow  !!" )

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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some Documentary Films have shown:

 

 

 

 

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  • planting a certain number of trees !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • is sufficient to totally stop climate change !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • ( maybe, this could be combined with natural, and cultural landscapes !!!!!! )

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • (( a certain animal creature can make more pecise statements !!! - if this should be necessary  !! ))

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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the Great Green Wall
- Wikipedia EN:
LINK ¤ GREAT GREEN WALL

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  • "the Great Green Wall - or Great Green Wall of the Sahara and the Sahel Initiative - French: "Grande Muraille Verte pour le Sahara et le Sahel""

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "is Africa's flagship initiative - led by the African Union"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the "Great Green Wall" spans from Senegal to Djibouti on the horn of Africa, cutting across the Sahel and the Sahara  !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "creating a great mosaic of green, and productive landscapes !!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "across North Africa, the Sahel, and the Horn !!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "not only to transform the lives of millions of people !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "but to have blooming, and blossoming landscapes !!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "and to reduce climate change !!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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GRAND CANYON - Wikipedia EN: LINK ¤ GRAND CANYON
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  • "the Grand Canyon in Arizona is valued for its combination of size, depth, and exposed layers of colorful rocks dating back to Precambrian times"

 

 

 

 

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  • "the canyon itself was created by the incision of the Colorado River"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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YELLOWSTONE - Wikipedia EN: LINK ¤ YELLOWSTONE
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  • "Yellowstone in Wyoming, widely held to be the first national park in the world, is known for its wildlife and its many geothermal features, especially Old Faithful Geyser"

 

 

 

 

 

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REDWOOD - Wikipedia EN: LINK ¤ REDWOOD
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  • "the Redwood National and State Parks along the coast of northern California, protect 45% of all remaining coast redwood old-growth forests"

 

 

 

 

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  • "these trees are the tallest and one of the most massive tree species on Earth"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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IGUAZU FALLS - Wikipedia EN: LINK ¤ IGUAZU FALLS
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  • "the Iguazú Falls in Brazil and Argentina - numerous islands along the 2.7-kilometre-long (1.7 mi) edge divide the falls"

 

 

 

 

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  • "into numerous separate waterfalls and cataracts, varying between 60 to 82 metres (197 to 269 ft) high"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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GALAPAGOS ISLANDS - Wikipedia EN: LINK ¤ GALAPAGOS
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  • "the Galapagos Islands are an archipelago of volcanic islands distributed on either side of the Equator in the Pacific Ocean, west of continental Ecuador"

 

 

 

 

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  • "the islands are famed for their vast number of endemic species"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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MOUNT KILIMANJARO - Wikipedia EN: LINK ¤ KILIMANJARO
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  • "the Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania is the highest mountain in Africa, and the highest free-standing mountain in the world at 5,895 metres or 19,341 feet above sea level"

 

 

 

 

 

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SERENGETI - Wikipedia EN: LINK ¤ SERENGETI
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  • "the "endless Plains" are located in north Tanzania and extends to south-western Kenya"

 

 

 

 

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  • "blue wildebeests, gazelles, zebras and buffalos are some of the commonly found large mammals in the region"

 

 

 

 

 

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BANDIAGARA ESCARPMENT
- Wikipedia EN: LINK ¤ BANDIAGARA

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  • "the Bandiagara Escarpment is an escarpment in the Dogon country of Mali"

 

 

 

 

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  • "the sandstone cliff rises about 500 meters above the lower sandy flats to the south. It has a length of approximately 150 kilometers"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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VICTORIA FALLS
- Wikipedia EN: LINK ¤ VICTORIA FALLS

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  • "the Victoria Falls are a waterfall in southern Africa on the Zambezi River at the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe"

 

 

 

 

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  • "it is the largest waterfall in the world, based on its width of 1,708 metres (5,604 ft) and height of 108 metres (354 ft)"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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TSINGY de BEMARAHA
- Wikipedia EN: LINK ¤ TSINGY de BEMARAHA

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  • "the Tsingys in Madagascar are karstic plateaus in which groundwater has undercut the elevated uplands"

 

 

 

 

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  • "the superposition of vertical and horizontal erosion patterns has created dramatic "forests" of limestone needles"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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MOUNT EVEREST
- Wikipedia EN: LINK ¤ MOUNT EVEREST

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  • "the Mount Everest - Tibetan: "Chomolungma", Nepali: "Sagarmatha" - is the Earth's highest mountain"

 

 

 

 

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  • "located in the Mahalangur section of the Himalayas. Its peak is 8,848 metres (29,029 ft) above sea level"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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HA LONG BAY
- Wikipedia EN: LINK ¤ HA LONG BAY

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  • "the bay in Vietnam features thousands of limestone karsts and isles in various sizes and shapes"

 

 

 

 

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  • "the core of the bay has an area of 334 km2 with a high density of 775 islets"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CAPPADOCIA - Wikipedia EN: LINK ¤ CAPPADOCIA
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  • "the rocks in Turkey eroded into hundreds of spectacular pillars and minaret-like forms"

 

 

 

 

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  • "people carved out houses, churches and monasteries from the soft rocks of volcanic deposits"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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GIANT's CAUSEWAY - Wikipedia EN: LINK ¤ GIANT's CAUSEWAY
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  • "the Giant's Causeway - also known as "Clochán an Aifir" in Northern Ireland - is an area of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns"

 

 

 

 

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  • "the result of an ancient volcanic eruption; the tops of the columns form stepping stones that lead from the cliff foot and disappear under the sea"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PLITVICE LAKES - Wikipedia EN: LINK ¤ PLITVICE LAKES
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  • "the Plitvice Lakes in Croatia are famous for its lakes arranged in cascades. Currently, 16 lakes can be seen from the surface"

 

 

 

 

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  • "these lakes are a result of the confluence of several small rivers and subterranean karst rivers"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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AYERS ROCK
- Wikipedia EN: LINK ¤ ULURU

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  • "the "Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park" in Australia is the location of a world-renowned sandstone monolith "Ayers-Rock""

 

 

 

 

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  • "which stands 348 metres in height and bears various inscriptions made by ancestral indigenous peoples"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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UNESCO - World Heritage Site - Wikipedia EN: LINK ¤ WORLD HERITAGE SITE

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  • "as of 2015, 197 natural sites are listed"

 

 

 

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  • "it is a place (such as a forest, mountain, lake, island, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that is listed by the UNESCO as of special cultural or physical significance"

 

 

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  • "the programme catalogues, names, and conserves sites of outstanding natural importance to the common heritage of humanity"

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