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. @Dev_Fadnavis need not give an certificate of how #Ecofriendly he is to anyone

Planted 23 crore trees already

Set up 24-hour toll free helpline 1926 #HelloForest

Created #GreenArmy, a body of dedicated volunteers to plant trees

U can register here
#ForestSurveyofIndia has declared #Maharashtra as the ONLY state which has registered a GROWTH in #forestCover in past years

Not just #forests, but trees outside jungles have also seen a spike
253 m2 rise in #trees
82 km2 rise in #mangroves

Survival rate of the 23 crore trees planted

2016 72 %
2017 80 %
2018 85 %

Impressive, isn’t it?

More focus has been on areas of the state with LESS forest cover like Marathwada, Western Maharashtra & Vidarbha

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Earth Day #thread on some video work and campaign finance research I did my senior year of high school in 2014 about the oil and gas industry's destruction of Louisiana's coast and political system, which I couldn't have done without @mikewstagg.
Also couldn't have done it without my mom @ElizabethRobeso, then working for the exec. director of @RestoreLa_Now, a historian, John Barry, who spearheaded what @NathanielRich called "The Most Ambitious Environmental Lawsuit Ever"—he sued 97 oil companies to restore southeast LA.
In 2014, I filmed the "No Big Oil Bailout" bus tour of the Louisiana Coastal Zone by the #GreenARMY, @labucketbrigade, and @RestoreLa_Now, the basis of an amateur mini-documentary, "Lost Paradise," feat. John Barry, @mikewstagg, @GeneralHonore, and others.
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