The Restore the Earth Foundation announced its Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action to restore 1,000 critical acres in the Mississippi River Basin, North America’s Amazon. This commitment will serve as the launch point of a larger, 15-year commitment to restore 1 million acres in the basin’s southern region, the Mississippi Alluvial Valley.

“The Earth’s critical ecosystems are being degraded and destroyed at an alarming rate. These are the same ecosystems which support our economy, society and life itself. Time is ticking: there is no longer a need, but a requirement to restore these ecosystems and the communities they impact,” said P.J. Marshall, Co-Founder of Restore the Earth.

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