Blue Helmets, Brown Leaves

by | Aug 26, 2009


I recently blogged about UN peacekeepers’ efforts to save the world by planting trees in places like Darfur and the Congo (I even featured on the New York Times website discussing this “new vogue of environmental priorities”).  Now an eagle-eyed reader sends these, well, gritty photos of two of the 30,000 trees planted so far – in this case, by top members of the UN mission in Timor-Leste.

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The other 29,998 trees are doing just fine, I’m sure…

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