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Seven of the world’s most extraordinary! πŸ™‚

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A Chinese proverb tells us that if we want to plant for a year, we should plant rice and if we want to plantΒ  for a decade, we should plant trees…. Well, we hoped to plant for a much longer period than that. πŸ™‚

So, here’s a glimpse of our planting efforts in the Retezat National Park Romania, late Octomber 2oo8 and in Cluj-Napoca, April 2009.

We had great help and enthusiasm from all over the country “Paper Tree” – Media Org volunteers, as well as EVS ones and local high schoolers that wanted to dedicate their time and energy to join us.

On our way, prepared to plant the trees…

Happily planting in the Retezat National Park πŸ™‚

The ECO STEPS volunteers taking a break

Planting trees with the aid of the EVS volunteers in Cluj-Napoca, Spring 2009.

Hope

The trees, in their new home

Per total, during both actions, we planted over 2000 trees! how cool is that? πŸ˜‰

If you have similar actions, please, share them with us!

The ECO STEPS Team

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Watch this incredible video about a butterfly emerging from a cocoon then spreading its wings (found on Gimundo‘s website – Good News, Served Daily)

Take a look at it here! πŸ™‚

The Eco Steps Team

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To preserve, protect and promote the small oases of “green” existing, still, between stony buildings and cobbled streets, to ensure the balance between humans’ needs and those of nature and to facilitate the continuance of biodiversity.

And because photos can be powerful messengers, we invite you to watch a lyrical depiction of life’s journey through time, by Frans Lanting – Nat Geo photographer, presented at TED on February 2005.

Check it out here! πŸ™‚

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