The Man Who Planted A Forest Lets Us Know One Person Can Make A Difference
For over thirty years Jadav Payeng has been planting a forest in order to save the island he lives one. Majuli is an Indian island that is slowly deteriorating due to erosion. Scientist believe that the island will completely disappear in 15-20 years. Jadav’s forest is slowing the erosion and acts as a habitat for many indigenous animals. The forest he’s planted is now larger than Central Park and has transformed a once barren wasteland. This is an amazing story.