Transition Town to Plant 60,000 Trees

Transition Town Whitehead/Video screen capture

Transition Towns have spread around the Globe as a community-lead response to peak oil and climate change. But many people still ask, what does a Transition Town actually do? My previous post on the incredible impact of just one Transition group gives us some idea, but here's another practical, real world story of a community taking sustainability into its own hands. Transition Town Whitehead in Northern Ireland is going to be planting 60,000 trees in the coming weeks in an effort to reforest a region that is known as the least wooded spot in Europe.

Here's a video of their first planting:

Tags: Activism | Biodiversity | Conservation | Global Climate Change | Global Warming Solutions | Peak Oil | United Kingdom