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TREE Foundation Executive Director and Mission Green founder Meg Lowman gave a virtual keynote talk during the 8th International Canopy Conference held October 15-19, 2023, in Xishuangbanna, China.
TREE Foundation’s Mission Green initiative awarded its first recognition of a canopy walkway to the Vermont Institute of Natural Science’s new walkway in Quechee, Vermont.
TREE continues to support efforts for a canopy walkway in Mozambique’s Gorongosa National Park. Our contact for this potential walkway is American philanthropist and businessman
In June, Brazil President Luis Inácio Lula da Silva spoke at the international event Global Citizen’s Power Our Planet (held in Paris). He spoke passionately about
Meg Lowman, Executive Director of the TREE Foundation and founder of Mission Green, has been awarded The Explorers Medal for 2023 from The Explorers Club, a multidisciplinary, professional society dedicated to the advancement of field research, scientific exploration and resource conservation.
In September 2021, the UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Programme officially recognized the Habitat at Penang Hill as a biodiversity hotspot and biosphere reserve. The canopy walkway at Penang Hill was completed in 2017 as part of an effort to protect the 130-million-year-old Malaysian deciduous rainforest all around Penang.
Bravo to Jared Farmer, Walter H. Annenberg Professor of History at University of Pennsylvania, for his insightful and passionate call for “perdurance” in his October
International environmental advocate and businessman Harry Cockrell has joined the TREE Foundation’s MISSION GREEN Scientific Advisory Board. Mr. Cockrell is the Chairman of The Habitat Foundation,
Big News! TREE Foundation’s Mission Green initiative has received a matching funds pledge for $25,000 from Sherri Manning and Brady Johns! Meg met Sherri and
Mission Green founder and TREE Foundation Executive Director Dr. Margaret Lowman was interviewed by science journalist Amy Lewis for WORLD magazine. Dr. Lowman speaks to a vision “for canopy walkways to encourage stewardship through ecotourism, fostering wonder and excitement for forests.”
A recent TIME article sheds light on the rapid deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon in the first six months of 2022. From satellite imagery, scientists have discovered 1,500 square miles of forest lost between January and June of this year. This deforestation rate breaks all existing records and therefore is uniquely alarming.