PLANTING TREES IN AFGHANISTAN
As a travel company we don’t believe its enough to simply off-set the carbon emissions generated by our travellers flights. We have calculated a formula for the most effective way to ensure long term carbon capture that we are implementing in Bamiyan, Afghanistan.
There is a lot of hype about tree planting, and some of it is not so good. We don’t believe it's enough to simply plant a tree - or two - per flight, without a tangible impact. So we've researched varieties of local sapling, soil quality and tree mortality rate and established a formula to ensure long-term carbon capture. See Fig. 2.
Fig 2. ISHKAR Carbon Calculus.
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