Sunday, May 7, 2017
He has planted almost a tree a day for 37 years in a desert...
Source: National Geographic
And now there is a forest that is larger than Central Park in New York. Jadav Payeng, who lives in the Assam region of India, shows how one person with perseverance and patience can make a difference in the world.
He began planting tree seeds as a teen on a deserted sandbar near his home and now has created a whole new ecosystem in the area. The place is now home to over 115 elephants, some rhinos and deer and even a few tigers.
Below is a short video;