A B.C. Indigenous group has been working to bring its territory back to life and create a replicable model for restoration following the devastating 2017 Elephant Hill fire. But it can take a century for forests to recover and climate change adds to the timeline.
"Five years ago, Jurriann Ruys, a successful partner at management firm McKinsey in Amsterdam, did something his former colleagues could never have predicted. He quit, to help solve the problem of land degradation.
Voice of America journalist Steve Baragona just released an article and video on VOAnews.com, in the Science and Health section, titled "Report Sees Profit in Restoring Degraded Land," which features the forest restoration work we do.
2017 was another landmark year for the Pound 4 Pemba fundraiser. This year 332 planters, staff, and supervisors donated all or a portion of their day's earnings to help vulnerable communities on the Island of Pemba adapt and thrive in the face climate change.
Ecosystem Marketplace came out to visit one of our field projects last year, and has published an article about the Cheakamus Community Forest Offset Project, developed by Brinkman Climate and Ecotrust Canada.