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Issue #1497      13 April 2011

Peom

Trees for Life

To combat climate change, stop clearing native forests and plant more trees.

To combat soil erosion, stop clearing native forests and plant more trees.

To combat flooding, stop the clearing of native forests and plant more trees.

To combat salinity, stop clearing native forests and plant more trees.

To combat damaging winds, stop the clearing of native forests and plant more trees.

To improve air quality, stop the clearing of native forests and plant more trees.

To filter and purify water, stop the clearing of native forests and plant more trees.

To preserve habitat, stop the clearing of native forests and plant more trees.

To protect wildlife, stop the clearing of native forests and plant more trees.

To provide shade and shelter, stop the clearing of native forests and plant more trees.

To cool the earth and lessen draughts and fires, stop the clearing of native forests and plant more trees.

Trees generate oxygen, filter and clean the air we breathe.

We could not exist without trees; they are essential to life on earth.

Steven Katsineris

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