‘Forest Man’, A Short Documentary About an Indian Man Who Planted a Forest Larger Than Central Park

“Forest Man” is a short documentary directed by Canadian filmmaker William D McMaster that follows Jadav Payeng, a man living in Jorhat, India, who has been planting his own forest on Majuli Island in India’s Brahmaputra River since the late 1970s. The forest, which now covers more ground than New York’s Central Park, is home to a diverse array of wildlife, including rhinos, deer, tigers and 115 elephants.

My dream is to fill up Majuli Iland and Jorhat with forest again. I will continue to plant until my last breath.

via Gizmodo

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