How to Build a Rainforest in Just Eight Years (WATCH)

How to Build a Rainforest in Just Eight Years (WATCH)

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Destruction of the Brazilian Rainforest is an all too common headline in world news. That’s why stories like the Reserva Ecológico de Guapiaçu (REGUA) are such a welcome relief–for humans and hundreds of other species.

Nicholas Locke is a landowner who decided to turn his family’s pasture land into a forest. And in just 8 years, they have turned it into a Garden of Eden, full of birds, reptiles, mammals and insects–and only 2 hours from Rio de Janeiro.wood-storks-at-sunrise-Andrea_Westmoreland-CC

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“We want to try and dispel the gloom and doom about the destruction of tropical rainforests,” said Locke. “It’s not all destruction and it can be corrected.”

“We can all do it together.”

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