If you'd like to get more involved and come down to Costa Rica to be one of our volunteers follow this link!
PLEASE SPECIFY THAT YOU HEARD ABOUT US THROUGH INDIEGOGO
Also see SEEDLINGS! An inside view of the work of the Eco Preservation Society in Costa Rica. The results of your donation in action:
REWARD UPGRADE: We have upgraded the rewards:
$10 - One Tree Planted, Photo, and GPS.
$100 - 50 Trees Planted, Photo, GPS and Google Earth Tag.
The crisis is already here. The earth's resources are being depleted, the air's getting filthier, and it's only 2013! Isn't this something we should be watching in some sci-fi flick with a date in the distant future like 3029??
Research has shown that the Middle East, like Costa Rica, one of today's more popular vacation destinations, used to be lush with forests. But years and years of ancient civilizations cutting down all their trees, left the land exposed to the harsh sun, and it literally baked, turning it into the desert we see today.
The Hawaiian Island of Lanai was deforested in the 19th century and its land still hasn't recovered. Wind erosion poses a constant problem and it's nearly impossible for vegetation to grow. Compare this with the beautiful islands located just a few miles away...
In Costa Rica the logging has already started. Huge areas have been deforested and the soil is turning hard. In the hot climate, without trees, the earth doesn't stand a chance. So that's where we come in. Eco Preservation Society has received the rights to go on to protected land and plant 40,000 baby trees. Once in the ground these trees will never be able to be cut down. We're getting at the problem early enough so that the root systems will be able to save the earth in these locations from the same fate as Lanai. But that's only one part of what we're doing.
With our $12,500 goal we'll not only be able to get these trees planted, but we'll be able to start construction on totally green housing for our volunteers. With our amazing team we will be able to document our progress. Showing the world how to start a sustainable community, from construction of housing, to setting up our garden, to getting a clean energy source up and running. It's our hope that people who access these videos for free on YouTube etc. will implement some or all of these aspects in their own homes. Clean energy, growing your own food, living green, none of these things need to be done out on some farm. You can do them from the comfort of your own home, EASILY! Eco Preservation Society would love to show you how so you can share this knowledge and it can spread like wildfire (the good kind).
OUR VISION IS HUGE
Once we get these initial 40,000 planted we will receive more trees and be able to go to more locations. At each new location we will set up different energy sources and implement different types of structures so that the local population can use whatever system works best for them. Our end goal is to set up these structures for volunteers all over the world so that no one can claim ignorance about living green.
With your donation you will receive a green certificate for helping the planet.
To receive any award please put your email address either in the comments section or contact Sonia Kish personally through indiegogo
Eco Preservation is a nonprofit. Your donations will go towards buying supplies, not into someone's pocket!
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