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The meaning of Planting a tree in Mekong Delta

The meaning of Planting a tree in Mekong Delta

It is no secret that tree is vital to us-the human beings and the planet. The role of trees become more and more important when it comes to our situation nowadays where fires and climate changes happens every now and then. Trees has great impacts on environment, society and economy. Let’s look at these amazing benefits of trees to value and love them more.

Environment

The lungs of our planet produce the oxygen and removing carbon dioxide from the air. It supports us in dealing with climate change.

Trees home many different types of animals from birds to insects. They not only provide places for them to rest, relax and hide from predators but also fruits, pollen, nuts to eat. Within a tree, you can see a small ecosystem.

One of the essential benefits that trees bring to the environment is purifying the air. They absorb the harmful gases (ozone, sulfur dioxide, etc.) and odors then leaves and barks trapping small dusts, ashes, smoke, which contribute to reduce potential risk to human health.

Society

Recent studies show that neighborhood with addition of trees can greatly improve mental and physical health. Stress is reduced if you spend more time in the green area especially in working places. 

Trees come with different size, shape, color and flowers, which are used to decorate house and neighborhood. They even help to reduce energy costs (heating and cooling cost) by providing shade in summer time and prevent cold breeze in winter. 

Economy

Trees provide many essential things we need for our life from food to shelter. They also create jobs for countless people in forestry and farming field. In addition, trees can add value to your properties as well.

Trees and Mekong Delta

The recent report says that the Mekong Delta will be flooded in 2050 because of global warming, which leads to the fact that around 22 millions people will lose their habitats. Our homeland is in danger now. Summer is getting hotter, rain lasts more than expected and flooding season comes late which cause difficulty for locals whose lives depend on fish farm. The ocean water infiltrate into the rich soil land and kill the trees. 

If we do not take any action now, sooner or later, local will have no home. The greenery and peaceful land called “Mekong Delta” with its brivant floating markets are only the faded memory in people’s mind. Innoviet wants to make a change to support the Planet and that’s how the idea of planting 1 tree was born. To us, we do not have to  plan a brilliant plan to save the Mekong. One individual just need to plant 1 tree. we believe that a small act can bring a big impact in the long run. The young tree can filter the air, release oxygen and decorate the garden for the next decades. If we all can 1 tree, the Mekong will have more trees to keep itself sustain and fight back with these downside influence. So why don’t you take your shovels and find 1 tree to plant in Mekong with us?