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Madagascar: over 10,000 trees take root on the banks of the Onive River

In Madagascar, our reforestation campaign is coming to an end with the planting of the last trees of the season. In total, Reforest'Action's support to the Génération Masoala project will have made it possible to plant 82,000 trees since 2018, including 60,000 trees in 2020. Let’s have a look back at one of this season's flagship operations that generated great benefits for both the environment and local communities: the reforestation of the Onive River banks.

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Madagascar - reforestation - déforestation - Soil erosion

Brazil: reforestation of protected reserves in Amazonia

In Brazil, our project continues in new plantation areas in the state of Rondônia. The objective: to involve the traditional populations of protected reserves in the creation of edible forests by guaranteeing them access to these resources. The planting of more than 250,000 trees began in December and will continue in the coming weeks on formerly burnt or degraded pastures.

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Brazil - Amazonia - déforestation - reforestation

Companies can save the Amazon: Stéphane Hallaire's opinion column

The figures are indisputable: deforestation continues to accelerate worldwide, particularly in Brazil, where 20% of the Amazonian forest has already been destroyed. For Stéphane Hallaire, President of Reforest'Action, companies have the extraordinary capacity, interest and historical responsibility to become the main financial backers of global reforestation. He expresses this in this opinion column published in Les Echos, France's leading business daily newspaper, on 5 August 2020.

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Amazon - forest - reforestation - déforestation - footprint - carbon - réduction

Destruction of Ecosystems Favours the Rise of New Diseases and Pandemics

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, many experts have warned of the need to reduce the pressure exerted by human activities on biodiversity, which is believed to be behind the emergence of many diseases.

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COVID-19 - Coronavirus - Epidemics - Destruction of Ecosystems - déforestation

Conserving and Restoring Biodiversity in Forests

It is becoming increasingly necessary to preserve animal biodiversity in forests. However, finding a solution that makes an impact on all species, and not just one to the detriment of another, can be problematic. This is made all the more difficult by the fact that the vast majority of species on Earth remain unknown to us! While there are 1.7 million recorded animal species worldwide, scientists estimate that between 3 and 100 million species have yet to be discovered. So what solutions can be deployed?

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Diversity of Life Supporting the Ecological Balance of Forests

What is at stake in terms of preserving the diversity of life in our forests? If this depends on the fragile equilibrium of forest ecosystems, the loss of a single species causes upheavals across its entire environment. Biodiversity preservation and ecosystem conservation are therefore closely linked.

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Sources of Biodiversity Loss in Forests

Deforestation, overexploitation of species, global warming: these three main factors in forest animal biodiversity loss (in other words, the loss of diversity of animal species living in forests), are reflective of the impact humans have on the environment around them

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The threats facing forests

The forest is a common heritage, oh-so necessary for humanity but highly threatened. In spite of a collective awareness, tropical forests continue to be victims of intensive deforestation, mainly due to our consumption patterns. At the same time, forests in temperate zones are affected by hazards which are only increasing and directly linked to climate change. On the occasion of the "Forest Month", learn more about the two main types of threats facing the world's forests.​

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sensibilization - déforestation - forest degradation - climate hazards - forest month

Amazon emergency: reforestation in action!

While Amazonia has been suffering from major fires for several weeks and the G7 has recently offered its assistance to Brazil, Reforest'Action is today launching #ReforestAmazonia, a major reforestation campaign. Objective: reduce deforestation and restore forests degraded by burning in Rondônia State, the most affected by deforestation in the Amazon.

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Amazonia - Brazil - déforestation - plantation

Reforest'Action plants 2,000 mangroves in Sumatra!

The first 2000 mangroves of our reforestation project in Indonesia were planted on the ground by our partner Yagasu! Discover the photos of the plantation.

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Indonésie - déforestation - palétuvier - mangrove