This is the largest environmental recovery program of the Atlantic rainforest in Brazil.
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Instituto Terra, a Brazilian non-profit organization founded by Lélia Deluiz Wanick Salgado and Sebastião Salgado, is dedicated to taking action in the most pivotal part of the world in our fight against the climate crisis. Why does planting trees in Brazil have a larger impact than planting trees locally?.

Since 1999, Instituto Terra has successfully planted one million trees on half of its 1,505 acre preserve.

Be part of the solution!  Join Instituto Terra in planting another one million trees to offset the annual carbon footprint of over 13,000 people. 

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