NATURE IS MORE THAN A PLACE TO VISIT.
IT'S HOME TO 8.7 MILLION SPECIES.
NATIVE FORESTS OFFSET CARBON EMISSIONS
AND PROMOTE NATURAL BIODIVERSITY
There are an estimated
3.04 trillion trees growing on the planet. Collectively they capture billions of tons of CO2
BY THE NUMBERS
Tens of thousands of native plant and animal species of the Earth's natural forests are critically endangered and in need of urgent conservation action.
1.37 billion acres of natural forest have been lost through conversion to other land uses.
Each native plant species is home to dozens of unique native insects and other microfauna.
of species depend on native plants for
*STATISTICS PROVIDED BY FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS AS OF 2020
The two biggest environmental threats facing the Earth today are global warming and loss of biodiversity. NativeForests.org addresses both crises with a simple solution: donor funded reforestation of wild lands with the native trees and shrubs of the region. Native plants support a diverse web of millions of unique species that cannot thrive on the non-native vegetation which often invades wild lands after forest fires and clear cutting.
HELP NATIVEFORESTS.ORG OFFSET CARBON EMISSIONS
BY REFORESTATION WITH NATIVE TREES AND PLANTS.
HERE'S WHAT YOU CAN DO:
USE THIS CARBON CALCULATOR TO ESTIMATE YOUR CO2 EMISSIONS AND MAKE A PLEDGE TO DIRECTLY OFFSET THEM WITH NATURAL REFORESTATION PROJECTS.
Each $20 pledge supports the planting AND long-term protection
of at least one native tree in global reforestation projects.
On average, each native tree will naturally remove 2.5 tons of CO2 from
the atmosphere over the next 100 years.
We focus on planting long-lived, native trees that will typically live
for hundreds of years.
PLANNING A TRIP?
WHAT CAN WE DO?
100% of your financial contribution will be used to protect and repopulate native forests
MAKE A PLEDGE
Your commitment of time for helping Native Forests can make a massive impact.
Sharing our cause may be the small ripple that creates a tidal wave of support for native forests
SPREAD THE WORD
These companies have made commitments to protecting and repopulating one of the Earth's most precious resources through their financial contributions, business practices and time commitment. Learn how your business can make a difference here!