Rain Forest Hero Plants Over 30,000 Trees to Save the Amazon | Short Film Showcase

Rain Forest Hero Plants Over 30,000 Trees to Save the Amazon | Short Film Showcase

This short from Dan Childs and Nick Werber beautifully captures the way one community is learning to live in balance with their environment. For decades the people in the Manu region of Peru have used slash-and-burn as their primary farming technique. Realizing that there would soon be no forest left if this practice continued, Reynaldo Ochoa began experimenting with different approaches to farming the land. He’s now dedicated to reforesting the region and teaching residents more sustainable alternatives to deforestation, like agroforestry and permaculture.
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