PHOTOGRAPHY BY COLINE LECONTE
Bringing nature back to the fields has many benefits
Wouldn’t it be amazing if the rumors were true? All we have to do is plant several billion trees worldwide and we can reverse global warming! This idea is so timely that it was just announced in the Philippines that students are required to personally plant 10 trees in order to graduate from high school. Trees sequester carbon from the atmosphere as they grow by breathing in the CO2 we exhale. Fortunately for us, trees exhale oxygen—a handy exchange. It’s how nature works. We’re part of it. But there’s more.
What’s not so easy to swallow is that the way we’ve traditionally grown our food accounts for nearly one-fifth of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions—a huge contributor … Read More