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What if there were 1 trillion more trees? - Jean-François Bastin


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Today humanity produces more than 1,400 tons of carbon every minute. To combat climate change, we need to reduce fossil fuel emissions, and draw down excess CO2 to restore the balance of greenhouse gases. Like all plants, trees consume atmospheric carbon through photosynthesis. So what can trees do to help in this fight? Jean-François Bastin digs into the efforts to restore depleted ecosystems.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Jean-François Bastin
  • Director Lobster Studio
  • Narrator Addison Anderson
  • Storyboard Artist Diana Stoyanova
  • Animator Teodor Hristov, Nikolay Ivanov
  • Compositor Fabrizio Martini
  • Art Director Fausto Montanari
  • Sound Designer Fabrizio Martini
  • Music Fabrizio Martini
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Editorial Producer Dan Kwartler
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Fact-Checker Eden Girma

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