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Looking for ways to help the environment? Here's how trees help the environment.
I answered my phone, knowing that this was the call I was waiting for. The call that could change my life. I said ‘hello’ and immediately heard the four little words I’ve been waiting to hear, “You got the job.” I was so excited I could hardly contain myself. I couldn’t believe it was actually happening to me. I felt like I couldn’t breath and began to shake as I thanked him and hung up the phone.
Senegal is known for its peanuts.
Farmers across the countryside plant them knowing that they will have a guaranteed buyer once the harvest has finished. The issue that arises with this is that peanuts are a crop that is incredibly hard on the soil.
For the most part, trees are considered to have very positive traits. Their ability to produce oxygen, cleanse the air, prevent soil erosion as well as providing a source of wood and fibre to name a few. However, not all trees come with such beneficial attributes. There are a great many trees in the tropics and sub-tropics that are well known to locals as too dangerous to even be in close proximity to.
At tentree, we plant 10 trees for each item purchased in our store, and the Moringa Oliefera is one of many trees that we plant in countries around the world. It also happens to be one of the most useful trees around. Here's a list of the top ten benefits of the Moringa Oleifera Tree!