Indian man single-handedly plants a 1,360-acre forest | MNN – Mother Nature Network

This is a must read article, I just had to re-post this heartwarming story.
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A little more than 30 years ago, a teenager named Jadav “Molai” Payeng began burying seeds along a barren sandbar near his birthplace in northern India’s Assam region to grow a refuge for wildlife. Not long after, he decided to dedicate his life to this endeavor, so he moved to the site where he could work full-time creating a lush new forest ecosystem. Incredibly, the spot today hosts a sprawling 1,360 acres of jungle that Payeng planted — single-handedly.

Indian man single-handedly plants a 1,360-acre forest | MNN – Mother Nature Network.

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