Forest Man of India – Jadav Payeng

A beautiful and inspiring film about Majuli island in north east India, the largest river island in the world, which sits in the flow of the mighty Brahmaputra river. Jadev started planting trees in the 1970s, single-handed, and his forest is now considerably larger than Central Park NY. There are serious concerns for the long term viability of the ...

Forest Man of India – Jadav Payeng

A beautiful and inspiring film about Majuli island in north east India, the largest river island in the world, which sits in the flow of the mighty Brahmaputra river. Jadev started planting trees in the 1970s, single-handed, and his forest is now considerably larger than Central Park NY. There are serious concerns for the long term viability of the ...

India shows us how it’s done!

Well, here's an end of year good news story (and my word, do we need more of them!) ...In Uttar Pradesh, India, activists have planted almost 50 million trees in just 24 hours! We thought this was some sort of crazed exaggeration when we first read it, but no — it happened on July 11 ...