New Alliance Launched to Tackle Global Seed Shortage and Scale Reforestation

By Terraformation
Business Wire
September 21, 2022
Category: Forestry
Region: United States

NEW YORK–Terraformation, the world’s first global forest carbon accelerator, today announces the launch of the Seed to Forest Alliance, with American Forests, Ecosystem Restoration Camps and One Tree Planted as founding members, as well as 1t.org US as an advisory partner. Launching at Climate Week NYC 2022, the Alliance supports biodiverse, native reforestation by providing a network to connect forestry teams with financial and technical support; members, who will include corporates, NGOs, and philanthropists, will contribute to research and thought leadership to accelerate reforestation, and share results, best practices and expertise to help the reforestation movement overcome the largest bottlenecks to scale. The Alliance will initially focus on inadequate seed supply as a barrier to reforestation at scale. New research published today by Terraformation sheds light on the significant scale of upgrades required in the world’s existing seed banking infrastructure to meet global restoration goals.

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