“Paolo Lugari and his team at Las Gaviotas in Colombia started regenerating the rainforest in 1984. Gunter and Paolo met for the first time that same year. This video offers some insights and background with exclusive video footage presenting the case of Gaviotas by Gunter. This is a prime case of The Blue Economy, zero emissions and social development, working only with what is locally available, generating social capital.” For info please look at www.zeri.org
They say they’ve planted 8,000 hectares of forest. Today the number is up around 25,000 hectares.
Friends of Gaviotas
Gaviotas – A Village to Reinvent the World at Amazon.com
Gaviotas on Wiki