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A Lifetime of Inspiration

Moving to a global perspective, this article is nothing but inspirational.  If you have a spare minute or two, you too will be inspired by the work of Instituto Terra and the vision of Sebastiao Salgado and Lelia Wanick Salgado. 

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Since the early 2000s, famous Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado and his wife Lélia Wanick have dedicated time, money and effort to rebuiling their family property - some 600-hectares - in Aimorés Brazil. Since then some 2.7 million trees seedlings have been planted. This is a brilliant story of finding hope in an otherwise soulless situation where the livelihoods of communities were dying along with the land they had farmed for decades.

And the result? Amazing! They have created a new forest housing some 293 species of plants, 172 species of birds, and 33 species of animals, some of which were on the brink of extinction.

Here is the article: 
Published by DW.
Author: Thomas Milz (Aimores, Brazil)


30/07/2021 In the News


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