Ethiopia’s Church Forests

Forests have been planted around Ethiopian Orthodox churches since the early 13th Century. Unfortunately, in areas that are experiencing massive deforestation, these sacred forests are some of the only remaining islands of forest still left intact. To learn more, read the blog post from PLoS One here:  http://blogs.plos.org/blog/2011/02/25/church-forest/

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