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  • African Rainforest Conservancy African Rainforest Conservancy

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Mission Statement

ARC promotes the conservation and restoration of African rainforests - among the oldest and most biodiverse in the world - by supporting training, community development, education and research and empowering local men, women, and children, to preserve their natural heritage for all present and future generations.

Description

Since 1990 , the African Rainforest Conservancy (ARC)has been at thevanguard of grass roots conservation in the coastal and mountain rainforests of Tanzania, one of the most bio-diverse habitats in the world. Acre by acre, there are more unique species of plants and animals in these forests than any habitat on earth,.These forests are under immense pressure. Over 60% of the forest has already been lost. The 130 villages we support have now planted over 7 million trees...where ARC is working the forests are coming back and the villages are better off.

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http://www.africarainforest.org

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