Thursday, March 19, 2015

Tree Forests and Rehabilitation of Large-Scale Damaged Ecosystems

By Liliana Usvat
Blog 309-365


We have to restore the large area of the Earth that have been degraded by humanity.

Everything start with a person then another one then another one. Today I am talking about John D. Liu

"It's possible to rehabilitate large-scale damaged ecosystems." Environmental film maker John D. Liu documents large-scale ecosystem restoration projects in China, Africa, South America and the Middle East, highlighting the enormous benefits for people and planet of undertaking these efforts globally. 

The source of wealth is the restoration of the ecosystems.
We created a global economic institution on flaw of logic
Wealth is being happy, living in nature, listening to the birds, breathing clean air. 

Belief Systems

We need to reevaluate our belief system.
Money is a belief system. It is nothing wrong with money.
If money is based on functional ecosystems then the future will be beautiful, if the money is based on production of goods and services we will turn everything into a desert.

Jordan











The desert is advancing and the water is more and more scarced. Princess of Jordan Basma Bint Ali wants to stop the desertification.

The influence that a person can have on the governments.

A botanical garden in Jordan restore area which were degraded. This was the promised land. The land were exhausted because  they allowed ships and goats to walk over these areas. They have to stop. THey excluded grazing for 3 years. Then plants that were thought to be extinct since eighteen hundred came alive by themselves.

They allowed the land to breathe  and restore itself. Just by making a fence around the space grasses came out. The direct son light will not destroy the land.

Ethiopia










Centuries of heavy agriculture have badly damaged the ecosystem. Without the vegetation the water flow on flood this go to the drought and famine.

In just 6 years professor Legasan lagash have transformed severely eroded terrains by planting indigenous shrubs trees and plants. Miraculously a clear flowing  stream has emerged because of vegetation cover. The water is maintaining the landscape as soon as the rain falls the rain is infiltrating gradually into the ground and generate the water. thousand miles away the wells have water again.


Bolivia

Forests are burned to make room for agriculture. The people that are doing this are doing it for short term economic gain.

The solution to fix the ecosystems are simple.
We need to act as species on a planetary systems. 
We have to change the major eroded systems into functional ecosystems.

China

A project in China having Ta Fuyuan in change reversed desertification People were upset that they wanted to plant trees everywhere. What convinced local people was the promise that they have ten years tenure on their land. they will benefit from the effort invested in the project.

The economy and the people's lives improved.

Link

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBLZmwlPa8A

http://www.whatifwechange.org/magazine/