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A Joint Project of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and the Green Army
The Trees for Life: 20 million Seedlings for Planting project was launched on June 5, 2007, World Environment Day, at the Cultural Center of the Philippines by its joint proponents, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the Green Army Philippines Foundation. Its object is to initiate a massive reforestation of denuded watersheds and logged-over areas all over the Philippines by planting 20 million tree seedlings between July and November of this year.
Wednesday, June 6, 2007 : Philippine Star
In commemoration of World Environment Day yesterday, government and different civil society organizations launched an ambitious program to plant 20 million seedlings in five months.
Wednesday, June 6, 2007 : Manila Bulletin Online
Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Angelo Reyes has launched a program to plant 20 million trees in an effort to restore the country’s forest cover that had been wiped out by about 13 million hectares since 1900. Read more >>