20 Powerful Photos That Prove There’s Still Hope for Our Planet

In 2017, over 15.8 million hectares of forests and trees were destroyed, making that year the second worst in history for tree loss. When reading about statistics like this one, we can’t help it but feel extremely sad and desperate about our planet’s future. However, you should never stop believing in the good side of people who prove that, no matter how bad things get, good will always prevail.

The Elite Indian would like for you to see 20 photos showing that nature still has a chance and environmentally sensitive and respectful people are the sole reason.

1. Even the smallest tree matters.

20 Powerful Photos That Prove There’s Still Hope for Our Planet

2. A magnificent reforestation by Instituto Terra, over an 18-year span

Quando se trata de Restauração Ecossistêmica a natureza precisa de mais que 10 anos. Veja o que o Instituto Terra já…

Posted by Instituto Terra on Friday, January 18, 2019

3. We don’t need to destroy nature in order to build walls.

20 Powerful Photos That Prove There’s Still Hope for Our Planet

4. Turning a degraded logging landscape back into a green paradise.

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reNature #tenyearchallenge is a more positive one. We challenge you to do what Ernst Götsch did in Brazil. Turn a full degraded landscape exploited by logging into an abundant Regenerative Agroforestry Farm. Thanks Ernst for inspiring us every single day of our lives 🌴🇧🇷💪🏽 @agendagotsch . . #renature #agroforestry #regeneration #ecology #nature #planet #restoration #ecosystem #green #sustainable #forest #conservation #future #agroecology #permaculture #impact #agriculture #sustainability #permaculturedesign #bio #farming #nature_perfection #naturelovers #regenerativeagriculture #sustainableliving #sustainabledesign #impactinvestment #climatechange #community

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5. It’s right where it should be.


6. Turning the desert in Haiti into a forest, in only a year

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From Desert to Forest It just keeps getting better!! Progress is never fast and easy but these photos show real world before and after results. The team at Providence University in Haiti planted moringa, papaya and banana trees at their site in June of 2015. One year later, the trees are growing tall and strong with beans and sweet potatoes interspersed as a food source for the university students and the local village of Balan. The site is expanding and tree seedlings and crops are being shared with other local sites. Imagine multiplying this scene 1000 times over! Working together we can do it. Plant Trees – Save Lives edenprojects.org #edenprojects #haiti #progress #reforestation #agroforestry #beforeandafter

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7. After 16 years, 1,000 truckloads of orange juice byproducts gave life once again to a Costa Rican rainforest.

Orange is the New Green! Princeton University researchers found that 1,000 truckloads of orange juice byproduct…

Posted by Princeton Environmental Institute on Tuesday, August 22, 2017

8. Eden Project’s reforestation in Madagascar, after 6 years

9. There’s nothing more rejuvenating than having a tree in your house.

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Tepoztlán, México

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10. Trees don’t really ask us where they can grow.

11. Solutions are there, but only if you put your mind to it.

20 Powerful Photos That Prove There’s Still Hope for Our Planet

12. Build houses around trees, not over them.

20 Powerful Photos That Prove There’s Still Hope for Our Planet

13. Apartment buildings are no longer limited to being concrete monstrosities.

14. Trees will grow wherever they find the necessary space they need.

20 Powerful Photos That Prove There’s Still Hope for Our Planet

15. Capable architects know how to preserve nature.

16. Even in places where nothing grows, flowers can still pop up.

20 Powerful Photos That Prove There’s Still Hope for Our Planet

17. The grounds may had been dry at this site in Haiti, but people managed to grow trees there.

18. A magnificent cylindrical forest house with a giant tree in the middle

20 Powerful Photos That Prove There’s Still Hope for Our Planet

19. Trees are way more precious than fences.

20 Powerful Photos That Prove There’s Still Hope for Our Planet

20. A sacred mango tree that has been standing for 100 years

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The tree stands on the border of Kalambist village(my native place😊) for over 100 years now. It is called 'Devachi ves(border)' or 'Devacho Ambo' – the #sacred mango tree of the village. Its one of the nature's wonders. . . . #maharashtra_desha #maharashtra_ig #maharashtratourism #maharashtra_treasures #streetsofmaharashtra #maharashtra #maharashtra_clickers #nature #naturephotography #naturewonder #konkan #konkandiaries #konkan_ig #instamaharashtra #majha_mh #MyMumbai #IncredibleIndia #india #shotononeplus #igers #jayostute_maharashtra #wonderoftheworld #sahyadri_ig #sahyadri_clickers #sahyadri #beingmarathi #maharashtra_igers #maharashtra_clickers #maharashtradesha #photooftheday

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Which one of the above pictures made you realize that there’s still time to preserve nature? Please share your thoughts down in the comment section.

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