Focus on Forests

Activities for Arbor Day 2020

Even though this year, in many places, it was not possible to carry out major activities for International Arbor Day, many people around the world found a way to give their attention to the trees on this important and special day, and perhaps even planted a tree that will provide oxygen to many living beings […] Read on...

Arbor Day, April 24th, 2020

April 24th, 2020, just two days after Earth Day, is the International Arbor Day. Trees provide us with shade on a hot summer’s day, but they give us much more: oxygen in exchange for our “waste product”, the CO2 that we exhale; flowers that feed the insects; fruit to snack on; roots that hold the […] Read on...

Congress 2019 – Review

A Congress that presents practical solutions of how we daily can make a difference to restore, in union with nature, the balance on this wonderful planet… Read on...

Planting One Trillion Trees Will Help Solve Climate Change

Trees are incredible! They provide us with air to breathe and absorb carbon dioxide in return. A new study from ETH Zurich shows that if there are one trillion trees planted globally on land that is already available for this, then the so-called global climate crisis could be averted. Planting trees is cheaper and much […] Read on...

Arbor Day 2019 – Pictures of worldwide Activities

Around the globe very many people have committed themselves to the trees, have participated in events, have planted trees or have “only” strolled through the forest to wonder at this true miracle of nature and to honour to it. With numerous information booths the attention has also been drawn to the importance and existential significance […] Read on...

Arbor Day 2019

This year International Arbor Day, on April 26th 2019, once again offers us the opportunity to honour the great service of the trees! We invite you to become active on this day. Let us support this world-wide activity and plant trees at the same time as many other people around the globe. Read on...

Arbor Day 2018 – Pictures of worldwide Activities

Around the globe very many people have committed themselves to the trees, have participated in events, have planted trees or have “only” strolled through the forest to wonder at this true miracle of nature and to honour to it. With numerous information booths the attention has also been drawn to the importance and existential significance […] Read on...

Earth Day 2018 – Pictures of worldwide Activities

Earth Day has been celebrated worldwide. Under the patronage of The World Foundation for Natural Science through numerous activities like, for example, lectures or information booths, various aspects of our wonderful planet have been highlighted. This great commitment for Mother Earth has been documented for you with pictures. Read on...

Arbor Day 2018

Trees do an excellent job. Large or small, native to the tundra or the tropics, each tree is important. Trees regulate the climate, with their help, deserts become water-rich, fertile areas again1. Trees hold the soil together and with their strongly branched rootstock enhance the soil’s water storage capacity. They serve as a habitat for thousands of microbes and microorganisms and shape and enrich the countryside. Read on...

Earth Day 2018

Every year on April 22nd ‘Earth Day’ is celebrated in over 175 countries. We from ‚The World Foundation for Natural Science‘ are now doing this for the 25th time since our Founder, The Most Rev. Dr. Peter W. Leach-Lewis, Ch.D. brought forth this unique organisation on February 10th, 1993. We honour Mother Earth. Mother for […] Read on...