Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems

by Ecosystem Restoration Camps
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Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems

Summary

Restoring ecosystems creates a world of abundance and provides humanity with hope for a better future. Ecosystem Restoration Camps is a global movement of ordinary people restoring the earth in almost 30 countries. More than 50 Ecosystem Restoration Camps (projects) have already planted 1,692,192 trees and plants since 2017, and are currently restoring 8,519 Ha. Our big goal is to have one million people come together by 2030 and restore degraded ecosystems at 100 sites around the world.

$50,000
total goal
$41,995
remaining
81
donors
3
monthly donors
11
months

Challenge

Healthy ecosystems underpin everything that humanity needs to sustain life on this planet yet almost three quarters of the earth is degraded and more than 3 billion people are affected by soil erosion caused by land mismanagement & unsustainable agricultural techniques. It is vital that we act now to reverse the effects of climate change and land degradation that is bringing about biodiversity loss, a lack of food & water security, compromised livelihoods and a reduction in carbon sequestration.

Solution

ERC is a global, inclusive, bottom-up movement that restores Earth's ecosystems. Camps are living laboratories where experts, local communities and lay people work together to restore ecosystems and livelihoods. Camps engage thousands of people through citizen science and hands-on work to introduce regenerative practices that will make it possible for humanity to thrive on this planet. We empower community-led projects to take the lead on the restoration movement and reach a global impact!

Long-Term Impact

By rehabilitating damaged ecosystems and practicing regenerative agriculture, Ecosystem Restoration Camps are restoring the natural function to the land on thousands of hectares globally. This leads to an increase in soil fertility; a reduction in soil erosion, floods and drought; and the re-establishment of entire food webs. Restoring the earth brings about a significant reduction in poverty through the return of sustainable livelihoods in degraded areas.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

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Organization Information

Ecosystem Restoration Camps

Location: Diepenveen, PD - Netherlands
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @ecorescamps
Project Leader:
Cristina Pianca
Joppe, Gelderland Netherlands
$8,005 raised of $50,000 goal
 
114 donations
$41,995 to go
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