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September, 2017

  • 11 September

    A Forest Begins with a Seed

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    Jomiro Eming A young Indian man, Jadav Payeng, saw his island in crisis and threatened by erosion. The land was arid and becoming nothing more than a desert, and so he planted a single seed. Now, nearly four decades later, his once-dying island is a 1 360-acre forest, and a lush …

September, 2016

  • 20 September

    Join the “treevolution!”

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    Jomiro Eming Since its inception two years ago, the Hogsback Festival of Trees  returns again this September. Terra-Khaya, in association with GreenPop, hope to give back to the Earth, reconnect people with nature, and ultimately reach their target of planting another 2 000 endemic trees. Apart from “greening” – the …

September, 2014

  • 30 September

    Dirty Hands, Clean Hearts. Greenpop 2014

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    Christina Schild It takes a special kind of event to lure me away from my sleepy seaside home, to endure a six hour drive with an oversharing stranger, to sleeping in a car in a parking lot despite paying for camping and to be surrounded by hundreds of people.  That …