Saturday, June 19

Conservation

How to change a desert into a forest?
Conservation

How to change a desert into a forest?

Have you ever met someone who has done something extraordinary in his life? Well, we have someone really special to talk about today! This is the story of Jaydev Peyeng also called "The Forrest Man". Let me tell you his story from the beginning. Jaydev is a small farmer who has been living in Majuli in Assam since the 1970s. Majuli happens to be the largest river island in the world. He has a family of five and he lives in a modest home. One day realized that trees were dying on this small island are dying. The river was flooding. The animals were fleeing and the land was disappearing. He saw deforestation. But instead of doing nothing, this farmer did something very simple. He planted a tree every day. He cut a branch from his trees walked for 20 minutes then took a boat to cr...