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Acacia tree in the desert

The Great Green Wall

Bobby Bascomb

12th July, 2012

Africa’s answer to climate change is a proposed 4,000-mile long, nine mile wide wall of trees stretching from Senegal to Djibouti. Designed to stop encroaching desertification, some interpret the project (and its benefits) literally whilst others see it as more of a metaphor. Despite this split, the project is now taking root in Senegal where they have already planted 50,000 acres of trees. more...
Planting mangroves

Atlantic Rising: planting mangroves to fortify coastlines

Tim Bromfield

27th October, 2009

The world's largest ever mangrove planting project is underway in Senegal, providing work, habitat and coastal defence all in one more...

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