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I #StandForTrees because

Dan Noyes

Every action we take has an impact on the world around us. It is up to us to decide what kind of impact we want to have.

It’s easy sometimes to assume that someone else will solve the ever growing laundry list of problems that humanity faces, but now more than ever it’s important that individuals understand the power of our collective action.

What we do makes a difference. Especially when we stand together.

Remember when Leo reminded us that climate change is real, that it is happening right now, that it’s the most urgent threat facing our entire species and that we need to work collectively together and stop procrastinating?

He was right, and the time to act is now.

The effects of climate change are already impacting communities around the world.

Regrettably, it will disproportionately affect people living in poverty and people living in the developing world.

Tackling climate change can often feel like a daunting task, I get that. So we’ve made taking action SUPER easy: protect the world’s forests.

Keeping a tree standing is one of the most effective ways an individual can take action to directly combat climate change.

When you protect a forest from being cut down, not only are you doing your part to help reduce emissions, but you’re also protecting threatened wildlife, empowering local and indigenous communities and fighting poverty and deforestation. All at the same time.

Here are 10 reasons why forests are so important.

As a global community, we have an amazing opportunity to change how the world’s forests are valued. We have never been as connected as we are right now and we can make a real difference in forest conservation and climate action if we stand together.

You can learn more about the platform here and all of the amazing projects you can support.

To show the world you care about forest conservation and that you are committed to protecting the planet for future generations, we are asking you to share the following image and tell the world why you stand for trees:

#StandForTrees.jpgImage: Stand For Trees

Trees stand for us, it’s time we stand for trees.