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Saving Trees and Forests

May 20, 2021

Trees provide essential services - shade, food, habitats - and they are the lungs of the Earth. But they are disappearing at an alarming rate. There are people trying to save them, and we meet these tree guardians.

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Every tree counts in Delhi

It's not uncommon for trees to simply disappear in Delhi. Activists, there, are turning to censuses in a bid to save them. They provide a map of the trees and proof of their existence.

 

 

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Mining Europe's lithium

Mining Europe's second biggest lithium deposit would give the entire continent the ability to power its own e-cars and other electronic devices. But the Spanish deposit, just outside the city of Cáceres, lies under a neighboring forest.

 

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The farmers fighting for India's forests

Deforestation is a bitter reality in today's world. In India's western Maharashtra region, a local organization has flipped the scenario - they are incentivizing farmers to plant trees and contribute to local forest cover.

 

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Hunting for conservation in Germany's forests

Humans are not the only creatures on Earth who threaten trees - animals, too, can do some damage. So, what can be done? Forest rangers in Germany have turned to hunters to find answers.

 

 

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