From 17 February 2020, 100% of the micro-donations received via the ARRONDI en caisse operation will be paid to the Planète Urgence association for its project “Restoring the forests of the Borneo coastline”.
Home to a large percentage of the world’s biodiversity, the tropical forest of the island of Borneo is under threat from human activities along its coastline (animal breeding, oil business, etc.). These activities are particularly damaging to the mangrove, a forest that grows in the water.
To restore the mangrove and protect its environment, Planète Urgence’s project is to replant trees with the help of local populations. The association also wants to offer populations alternative economic activities, such as sustainable shrimp farming.
The funds collected via the ARRONDI operation will help to:
To find out more, visit the project page on the Maisons du Monde Foundation website or the association’s website!