India's 'sacred' forests fight the environmental challenge

Published on Jan 08, 2020

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Jaskaran


The inspiring story of a community that is on a mission to grow small forest. Eco Sikh is on a mission to plant 1 million trees globally to celebrate 550th Gurpurab of Guru Nanak. EcoSikh had launched Guru Nanak 550 Campaign with a global target of planting 1 million trees by planting 550 trees at 1820 spots globally to celebrate 550th Gurpurab of Guru Nanak. EcoSikh has persistently strived to create Micro-Forests using Miyawaki methodology safeguarding and restoring the purity of the Environment. The sacred forests are efforts to revive native species of the areas in which they are planted and to conserve endangered flora. Plants in these forests have a very high rate of survival and fast growth rate which provided impetus to combat rapid deforestation. Till now, EcoSikh has planted more than 123 beautiful and ‘thriving forests in Punjab and in states outside Punja

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