The term “carbon footprint” is used to explain how human beings release greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere. We tend to overlook how much harm we cause to our environment due to the fact that not everyone is aware of the negative effects that their daily habits cause. These daily habits can include transportation, the food that we consume and energy usage in the house.
Reforestation is the planting of trees in a designated area in an effort to substitute carbon dioxide for oxygen in our atmosphere. Reforestation was created in an effort to combat wildlife and natural disasters, but today is mainly used to fight climate change and deforestation. Sites where forests have been lost or destroyed are where most reforestation projects are located. The overall objective of the project can vary from economic interests, ecosystem services or to promote biodiversity.