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"We are planting 100,000 trees in Ireland & 1 million in Africa."

How can we all do our bit to combat climate change? Maybe give up a weekend morning to plant tree...

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13.11 8 Mar 2020


"We are planting 100,000 trees in Ireland & 1 million in Africa."


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13.11 8 Mar 2020


How can we all do our bit to combat climate change? Maybe give up a weekend morning to plant trees in County Wicklow, and that is exactly what our reporter Henry McKean did. Just outside Newtown Mount Kennedy 25 people planted trees beside a stable.

 

This new local to global initiative aims to plant one million trees in Africa, and 100,000 native Irish trees here at home in 2020.The plan is linked to a UN-backed initiative ‘One Trillion Trees,’ one of the biggest global re-forestation attempts in history.  Every €5 that is donated will see Self Help Africa plant 10 trees in it's projects in Africa, and one tree at home in Ireland.

 

For every native tree planted here in Ireland charity 'Self Help Africa' will plant ten new trees in Africa. Henry McKean started digging and sent us this report.

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