Tree-Nation is an ecological project attempting to plant 8 million trees in Niger to fight desertification. Niger is the poorest country in the world, and according to the UNCCD, desertification...

Tree-Nation is an ecological project attempting to plant 8 million trees in Niger to fight desertification.  Niger is the poorest country in the world, and according to the UNCCD, "desertification is potentially the most threatening ecosystem change impacting livelihoods of the poor."

Located in Barcelona, the organization has set up a great website where users can purchase virtual trees and select exactly where they want them to be planted on the site’s virtual map.

The site reads:

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