Author archives: sfd-redactor

  • A village in India Plants 111 trees for every new born girl

  • There is a Village in India - Piplantri Village in Rajasthan, where the community plants 111 trees every time a girl is born. This tradition comes from the Idea that a rising human population should never be a cost to our planet. I wish Moldova and entire world will be inspired and embrace one day this beautiful tradition to celebrate a new life, by creating a healthier, sustainable world. The residents of the village gather together 21,000 Rupees between themselves and collect 10,000 Rupees from the parents of the child. The total 31,000 Rupees is about $500 USD and is converted into a 20-year fixed deposit for the child. Parents have to sign a affidavit, stating that their [...]
  • Planting trees in extreme conditions

  • One of the main ideas of Seed It Forward is that you can plant trees anywhere and anytime. So, receiving the invitation of Victor Parlicov to plant some paulownia tomentosa trees on his land in Rezeni, we accepted it, despite the fact that it was the middle of summer, in order to see how this principle works. Among the cons was the fact that it was hot, and the soil was dry, so even with their resistant qualities, the saplings were to have a hard time surviving. However, they were already too big to wait for the autumn, so planting them to the permanent place would already offer them more chances to remain alive and grow up. Among the invited were also some participants of activEco, a pr [...]
  • The Forest Man

  • The largest island on a river goes slowly, underwater. A man, with golden hands is holding it above the surface, with roots of trees, and will of steel. This man should be the hero for our children.
  • Learn from the trees

  • “Trees are sanctuaries. Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows how to listen to them, can learn the truth. They do not preach learning and precepts, they preach, undeterred by particulars, the ancient law of life.” Herman Hesse Bäume. Betrachtungen und Gedichte