Update: Carteret Islanders reforesting with trees & mangroves

Ursula Rakova, the founder of the Tulele Peisa, showing the efforts of their team planting a mini-forest on the Carteret Islands.

Tulele Peisa and the Young Rangers have been working hard since 2011, planting 100,000 trees to build resilience and mitigate climate change. JCJ have been long-term supporters of theirs and are happy whenever we can share news of what they are achieving.

Ursula Rakova, executive director of Tulele Peisa, says they¬†aim to plant 500,000 trees, and the mini-forest they’ve created is already making an impact – it has had rain when the surrounding areas have not.

In July 2023, they built stone fences to protect mangrove seedlings from rising sea levels. It’s inspiring to see a small group make a big difference!

Young Rangers building stone fences for the protection of mangrove seedlings
Young Rangers building stone fences for the protection of mangrove seedlings
Mangrove seedlings, that help prevent erosion and flooding, require protection while they grow large enough not to be washed away.
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