Tigers in your Garden

jadav-payengMartin Luther famously once said, “Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would fall to pieces, I would still plant an apple tree.”

Since 1979 Jadav Payeng has been planting trees to make sure that his world would not fall to pieces – on Majuli, a constantly-eroding island in the Brahmaputra river in Assam, India. To date he has single-handedly planted, and nurtured, a forest larger than New York’s Central Park – a forest that now hosts elephants, rhinos, vultures and even tigers.
Forest Man tells his story >>

[Dispatch posted by the Bureau for Agent Stephen in the field.]

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