Thanks to this planting technique, you can grow a mini forest in your backyard in less than two years…
Although awareness has grown, it seems that we have not done enough to reduce greenhouse gases.
While the study calls for governmental policy changes, what can ordinary people do to make a real difference?
This is what one family asked when trying to think of practical ways to fight climate change.
A mini forest in less than 100 square metres
Since trees help clean the air and reduce air pollution, they decided to grow a forest in their backyard of 81 square metres. However, unlike forests that take years to grow, they used a planting technique known as the Miyawaki Model of Afforestation to ensure rapid growth.
The Miyawaki Model of Afforestation was developed by Dr Akira Miyawaki, a professor at Yokohama National University, who has planted millions of trees around the world in a mission to create natural forests in a short span of time.
To see how they did it, watch the video below…
And to see what the forest looked like a mere 16 months later, watch the video below…