Those familiar with Lord of the Rings, The Silmarilion, and The Hobbit know that author J. R. R. Tolkien loved trees.
That is one reason he made Yavanna a powerful character in his world. She is the protector of trees and the natural world.
Trees are still among us and they still calmly, quietly store carbon that would otherwise be released into the atmosphere and intensify climate change.
Indigenous peoples around the world know the importance of trees and have been staging protests for years to keep their forests alive.
We can prevent unnecessary cutting down trees by choosing products made from renewable sources like hemp, bamboo, or reclaimed wood.
We can also support the Green cities movement in Europe to increase trees and vegetation in urban environments too.
Can you save a tree today?