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Planting 1 Billion Trees Movement in Indonesia



The Government of Indonesia has a movement to plant 1 billion trees. Ministry of Forestry believes planting of one billion trees in 2012 will be achieved, even exceeding the target. According to the Minister Zulkifli Hasan, the actual tree planting from January to October 2012 reached 732 million trees or already meets 70% of the target of 1 billion cigarettes. Expected target of 1 billion planting trees can be achieved until the end of December 2012. Program in 2012 reached 1.5 billion trees throughout Indonesia.
TREE PLANTING DAY. Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (third left) accompanied by Vice President Boediono (fourth left), First Lady Mrs. Ani Yudhoyono (third right), Mrs. Herawati Boediono (right), Minister of Forestry Zulkifli Hasan (left) and Banten Governor Ratu Atut. Image: republika.co.id

 On the occasion, Zulkifli said the city government has encouraged the development of green open space, thus creating a clean, cool, and beautiful. "It could reduce urban pollution due to transportation," said Zulkifli.

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY) on Wednesday (28/11, 2012) morning to attend Indonesian Tree Planting Day in 2012, which was centered in the area of ​​Forest City Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Tangerang, Banten. In the forest this airport, the President along with the rest of United Indonesia Cabinet II as well as senior government officials and ambassadors of friendly countries to plant at least 3,000 trees. 
Beautiful rain forest in Indonesia.  Image: farhah77.blogspot.com

President planted trees Manglid (Manglieta glauca), First Lady Ani Bambang Yudhoyono planted Sempur (Dillenia SP), Vice President Boediono plant Tanjung (Mimusops elengi), wife of Vice President Boediono plant Herath Walnuts (Canarrium S), and the Minister of Forestry Zulkifli Hasan plant Cempaka (Michelia champaca) and wife Soraya Forestry Minister Zulkifli Hasan plant Kecik Sapodilla (Manilkara kauki).

The movement will continue to plant trees throughout Indonesia. Indonesia is one of the center of the world's rain forests. Indonesia has an important role in forest conservation and prevention of global warming. Are developed countries like the United States will also support to reduce the greenhouse effect caused by modern industry in the United States and other developed countries such as China and so on?

Plant fruit tree at home. Image: istanapelangi.blogspot.com
Regardless of the debate on carbon emissions, the actual members of the public around the world can mimic the movement in Indonesia to plant trees by planting a variety of plants in the yard, city parks, urban forests, and so on.

You can plant fruit trees or vegetable plants in the yard. You got the cool and at harvest time, you can enjoy healthy fruits and vegetables, especially if grown with organic technology such as using organic fertilizer.

Are you ready to support the tree planting movement?

 If everyone planted a tree, then the world can be greener and reduce the effects of global warming. Let’s plant new trees at home.



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Green Angel said...

I wish the US had more movements like this! Great job Indonesia!

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