A trillion trees

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Felix Finkbeiner founded Plant-for-the-Planet as a nine year old. In the ten years since then, 15 billion trees have been planted globally as part of the initiative. Tom Crowther was inspired by this mission, and decided to help by conducting a research project to map the world’s trees, revealing that there are just over 3 trillion trees on Earth. We spoke to them both about their collaboration.

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Goymer, P. A trillion trees. Nat Ecol Evol 2, 208–209 (2018) doi:10.1038/s41559-018-0464-z

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