Miyawaki forest celebrates history and native plants

Miyawaki forest celebrates history and native plants

By Catherine Endicott, Judy Maccully, and Sarah Philips, Environmental Rotary Club of the Puget Sound, Washington State, USA Have you ever seen the stars align for a service project? Imagine 100 no-shows and then 100 people showing up unexpectedly, transforming the...
Planting hope in Lebanon

Planting hope in Lebanon

By Ariel Miller, ESRAG Newsletter Editor Undaunted by hyperinflation, last year’s wildfires, and the horror of widening war in the Middle East, the Rotary Club of Beirut Cadmos succeeded in planting 2,000 cedar seedlings this year on deforested slopes of Mt. Lebanon....

Restoring land and livelihoods in Colombia

By Natalia Luque Sánchez, ESRAG Latin America Correspondent Colombia has been suffering from internal armed conflict for more than 60 years between the state, guerrillas, and paramilitaries, aggravated by drug cartels. The fighting has been devastating for the...
Flourishing Partnership with Trees that Feed Foundation

Flourishing Partnership with Trees that Feed Foundation

By Natasha Norris, Communications and Program Manager, Trees that Feed Foundation When like-minded people join forces, the impossible becomes possible. One Rotarian’s search for a solution to climate change has now impacted thousands of lives in the Caribbean and...
Scaling Biochar to Restore Soils

Scaling Biochar to Restore Soils

By Joey O’Brien, ESRAG Director As a Rotarian and ESRAG board member I have become far more aware of the impending climate and food production crises that the world faces. I serve as CEO of SustainAgro, which is building Canada’s first pyrolysis facility to...
Farmer-Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR) Workshop Feb. 27 and 28

Farmer-Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR) Workshop Feb. 27 and 28

ESRAG is proud to present this webinar on the breakthroughs now possible through Farmer-Managed Natural Regeneration. Tony Rinaudo, Principal Climate Action Advisor for World Vision Australia, describes how a barren landscape can be restored by empowering and training...