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Singapore: Ricoh’s annual Eco Action Day campaign sees 315 trees planted in Sentosa

01-11-2018
Singapore, Sentosa, Ricoh, Eco Action Day campaign, 315 trees planted

Ricoh Asia Pacific, a Japanese multinational imaging and electronics company, brought together corporate and government leaders to plant 315 tree saplings at Fort Siloso in Sentosa, Singapore, as part of Ricoh’s 2018 Eco Action Day campaign. Each sapling planted matches a corporate pledge received during the 2018 campaign. Campaign partners …

The first of 10 million trees to be planted at GCAS Summit

10-09-2018
American Forests, U.S. Climate Alliance, Natural and Working Lands Challenge, Global Climate Action Summit, planting trees

American Forests, the nation’s first and oldest national conservation organisation, will celebrate its commitment to the United States (U.S.) Climate Alliance’s new Natural and Working Lands Challenge by planting trees at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco on September 11th, 2018. “For residents of the 17 Climate …

Editor’s pickNeed fresh air? Plant more trees!

14-08-2017
urban trees, cities

The 21st century will be the urban century, as more than two billion additional people arrive in cities globally. As a result of this unprecedented rapid urbanisation, one study forecast that by 2050, fine particulate matter could kill 6.2 million people per year. Another issue is weather-related disasters that are estimated to kill 12,000 people …

British Columbia to spend $150m to plant millions of trees

21-02-2017
British Columbia, trees

B.C. Premier Christy Clark announced $150 million for the Forest Enhancement Society of British Columbia to plant tens of millions more trees, which will help fight climate change and create over 3,000 jobs in rural British Columbia. “This is an investment in our forests, in B.C.’s rural communities – and the world’s clean …

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