The Great Green Wall is an African-led project with an epic ambition: to grow an 8,000km line of plants and trees across the entire African continent. Its goal is to provide food, jobs and a future for the millions of people who live in a region on the frontline of climate change. Find out more information and watch the Virtual Reality film at: https://greatgreenwall.org Video Rating: / 5 “When you look out over a tropical forest, or even the weeds in your garden, it’s easy to see little more than a green wall. But each of these species has a story to tell…” This Biosphere 2 mini-documentary highlights the natural history and cultural uses of a few of the plant species growing in the tropical forest biome. The stories reference research in the Biosphere 2 laboratory, cultural practices of Amazonian indigenous people, and I show a couple of clips from my work in the Amazon forest. For more like this, visit www.ttphilos.org Tyeen Taylor is a PhD student studying tropical ecology and climate change at the University of Arizona. Abragail Kappel now works as a producer in Albany, New York. Video Rating: / 5 Related PostsThe Great Green Wall Uniting Africa | United Nations Ep 3#DesertSeries: Senegal’s Great Green WallWhy is Africa building a Great Green Wall? BBC NewsThe incredible story of the Loess Plateau also known as the Green wall of ChinaExpanding Africa’s Great Green WallHalting a desert with the ‘Great Green Wall’
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