On January 11, 2022, CanopyMeg and Earth Sister Jane Goodall joined forces in their fight for the health of this planet and the future of humankind through a joint statement titled To Avert A Climate Catastrophe, We Have To Save The World’s Big Trees in the Miami Herald. Keep reading for a sneak peek!
“We collectively have dedicated more than 11 decades to studying global forests and biodiversity. This includes a range of programs outside of our own foundations: “One Million Trees by 2000” in the 1980s in outback Australia after dieback killed millions of rural gum trees; Mission Green (mission-green.org) to save 10 of the world’s highest biodiversity forest tracts; and Trees for Jane in 2021, aligned with the United Nations, and that aims to restore 1 trillion trees by 2030. As two field biologists who have spent thousands of hours under forest canopies, we have seen how trees keep the planet healthy. And although we both advocate for planting trees, first and foremost, we want to make a clarion call to save big trees and mature forests.”
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