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

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Photo taken in Neulengbach, Austria. May, 2011

* habitat

* shadow

* recreation

* our daily oxygen (14kg daily)

* the cooling of 10 ACs working 20h/day

* peace

* a friend always ready to listen to our incessant talk, mental or verbal, without interfering (!)

* wood for our desks and tables

* apples, pears, peaches, plums, cherries, oranges… well, you get the idea.

* a hugging buddy

* perfect peak-a-boo spot

And now, what they protect us from:

– light

– heat

– noise

– noisy neighbors πŸ˜‰

So…what are you waiting for? go and hug one!

More wonderful things about them here.

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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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