Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Afforestation drive

Restoring the fading forest-News Today

"Isha Foundation, in the past two years, planted 2.5 lakh trees as a pilot project at Six Tsunami affected villages in Cuddalore district. Around 25,000 trees of 65 species were planted along the five-filometre stretch on the seashore, to create a green wall."

700,000 saplings to be planted in TN in a single day-India Post

"Project Green Hands stands apart from other plantation initiatives due to the expansiveness of the project that will cover 28 districts including Chennai, Coimbatore, Cuddalore and Salem. Isha Foundation aims to encourage school children and people in rural areas to be a part of the project."

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