Alessandra Crivelli via Crowdrise
October 01, 2012
BENEFITING: The Nature Conservancy
the atlantic forest is on the brink. only 12% of its original area remains and only 7% of it is well conserved. forest restoration activity are essential to rebuild the atlantic forest, which is considered one of the wolrd's most endangered tropical forests.
THE CONSERVANCY is working to bring the atlantic forest back from the brink - restoring 1 milion acres of land by helping plant 1 billion trees by 2015. this restoration effort has the potential to remove 4 milion tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere every year.