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Don’t be barbarians – plant trees

Nature is Imagination Activist writer and intellectual seventh president of Argentina, Domingo Sarmiento, had a famous saying “don’t be barbarians, plant trees”. Due to this green “ideal” many public parks and avenues are lined with different species of exotic trees making Buenos…

Tierra del Fuego

Nature is Imagination   The Tierra del Fuego National Park protects 63,000 hectares of the Southern tip of the Andes from North of Lake Kami to the coast of the Beagle Channel in Argentina. Its lush forests, waterfalls, lakes, mountains and glaciers…

Christmas activities for kids

Leafy lights decoration

Christmas activities for kids The ForestNation snowball tree kits are made from a special biodegradable, compostable potato waste that can be decorated in a number of ways to be hung on your Christmas tree. All glues, acrylic paints, and felt-tip…

The Giving Tree

The giving tree

The Giving Tree A new and already good friend of mine James Wardell introduced me to this story whilst we were brain storming about how to communicate ForestNation to the World. The Giving Tree, based on the book and drawings of Shel…

One tree supports two of you

A single mature tree can absorb carbon dioxide at a rate of 48 lbs./year and release enough oxygen back into the atmosphere to support 2 human beings. (McAliney, Mike. Arguments for Land Conservation: Documentation and Information Sources for Land Resources Protection,…

Tree planting in Alcañiz

Students from 5 schools in Alcañiz in Spain planted 300 trees in the Motorland race circuit to help improve the environment.  The trees were given to the circuit as part of last years campaign with Fundacion Repsol where we gave 1000 trees to each…

Youth in action

Hello world! The youth are our future, plain and simple.  This is about a cool presentation, which will eventually create more clean air. The Ontario Nipissing Early Years Center is a place for children six years old and under, and…

Two themes one amazing outcome

ForestNation, the youth are being empowered, and inspired to make a difference.  The United Nations has declared August 2010-2011 the International Year of the Youth, inspiring youth influence on local, national, and global levels.  That isn’t the only opportunity that has…