The Green Barrier at Hassi Bahbah, Algeria

In the 1970s, determined not to let the Sahara encroach further onto its thin sliver of agriculturally useful land, Algeria embarked on a sort of steampunk geoengineering project: planting a wall of trees up to 16 miles wide and 746 miles long along the entire length of the Sahara’s northern edge, from the Moroccan to the Tunisian border. (x)

Surya Issued My Tree Challenge to Aamir Khan, Mahesh Babu and Sudeep

Surya Issued My Tree Challenge to Aamir Khan, Mahesh Babu and Sudeep

It’s ‘My Tree Challenge’ all over India and it all started with Fahadh Faasil who started off it with an innovative method to promote afforestation, thereby enhancing the world nature by planting trees. As Megastar Mammootty posed a challenge to Suriya and he has accomplished with it.

Suriya is always well known for his philanthropic activities and this one was not a challenge, but a…

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Arid land afforestation highlights the tension between engineering infrastructures and cultivating healthy ecosystems, as planting is rarely used in a restorative sense.
—  Rosetta Sarah Eklin via Topos "Green Wall Infrastructure in China"