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Trees for the Future Says Deforestation at Root of Cholera Outbreak in Haiti

trees1Trees for the Future, a leading nonprofit organization planting trees worldwide through seed distribution, agroforestry training, and in-country technical assistance, says the recent cholera outbreak in Haiti can be blamed on many things: poor sanitation, the lingering effects of January’s earthquake and inadequate medical care, but the deeper problem is deforestation. Read More »

Trees for the Future Warns Looming Hurricane Season Poses Major Risk to Haiti

Green Lifestyles - Trees for the Future Warns Looming Hurricane Season Poses Major Risk to HaitiAgroforestry experts urge for launch of official countrywide reforestation campaign.Agroforestry experts urge for launch of official countrywide reforestation campaign.

Silver Spring, Md. — Trees for the Future, a leading nonprofit organization providing economic opportunity and improving livelihoods worldwide through seed distribution and agroforestry training, says the upcoming Atlantic hurricane season beginning June 1 could prove devastating to Haiti due to the widespread deforestation. The organization is urging the international community and the Haitian government to develop an official countrywide reforestation campaign to plant and protect existing trees as quickly as possible. Read More »

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