A Conference of Action in its second year, this event will get people planting 5,000 trees in Zambia across schools, subsistence farms and reforestation sites, which has one of the highest deforestation rates in the world. There will be educational speakers, music and other environmental events, with volunteer opportunities available over the three week period.
The conference is from July 7th until July 28th in Livingstone, and people will be able to make solar cookers, plant trees and attend workshops on climate change.
Greenpop who are organising the event are also running a Trees for Fees campaign, where people can raise funds for trees and get their event ticket discounted or free. Raise 80 trees and get 1 week free, 150 trees and get 2 weeks free, 200 trees and get 3 weeks free.