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Effects of Eucalyptus on Soil, Bio-diversity and Water sources

According to Oballa et al (2010), Eucalyptus has adverse effects on soil fertility, biodiversity and water sources, and therefore the dried-up spring in Jera area could be because of eucalyptus plantation adjacent to it

Every Kenyan has the right to a clean and healthy environment

Integrating The Green Leaf Foundation Objectives and the Kenyan Government Agenda in the Implementation Strategy 1.3.0 Constitution of Kenya Chapter five of the Kenyan constitution 2010 obligate that, every person has the right to a clean and healthy environment, which includes the right; To have the environment protected for the benefit of present and future

Benefits of Forestation

There is great evidence of how trees are pivotal to livelihoods across the world. Some of their benefits are: Absorption of harmful pollutants through their leaves and bark as they release the oxygen in return. Essentially, they act as carbon sinks by absorbing carbon dioxide and reducing the impact of climate change. Trees are important

Increasing Carbon Sink through Eco-Schools and Institutional Approach

According to the Kenya Forest Service, from the recent survey report, Kenya’s forest cover currently stands at 7.2 percent. This is contrary to the constitutional requirement of a minimum of 10 percent forest cover. The constitutional threshold corresponds to the ratified Paris Agreement that requires countries to adapt and mitigate climate change through climate actions