In honour of the Global Day of Action for the Amazon on the 5th September, the Caring Family Foundation has launched a campaign in partnership with Annabel’s and One Tree Planted, aiming to plant one million trees by March 2023. This will equate to approximately 600 hectares of forest restored or the equivalent to 4.2 Hyde Parks.
This campaign has not only been launched to directly contribute to the replanting of the rainforest but also to emphasise the significance and importance of the deforestation crisis.
In addition to planting a million trees, this project will directly create 300 new jobs for the next two years and beyond, protecting the livelihoods of local people and their families. The trees planted will help to restore biodiversity as part of the Araguaia Corridor, set to become the world’s largest nature corridor.
The Araguaia Biodiversity Corridor in Central Brazil will become the longest of all nature corridors on Earth and one of South America’s largest reforestation projects. Its scope is astonishing, with a total length of 2,600 kilometers and a width of up to 40 kilometers. It's part of an amazing global coalition to restore and create natural resilience in this important ecosystem.
This campaign is a continuation of the foundation’s work in 2020, where we partnered with Rainforest US and the Indigenous Council of Roraima to donate critical funds to restore the Amazon rainforest within Roraima, Brazil. Through this project, 10 seedling nurseries are being built and indigenous communities trained on how to restore their homelands; preserving the land for generations to come.