Farmers carrying tree saplings into the deserts of Inner Mongolia.
Farmers carrying tree saplings into the deserts of Inner Mongolia.

A Roots and Shoots staff member inspects a tree in the Inner Mongolian desert.
A Roots and Shoots staff member inspects a tree in the Inner Mongolian desert.

Roots and Shoots volunteers work with local famers to plant tree saplings in Inner Mongolia.
Roots and Shoots volunteers work with local famers to plant tree saplings in Inner Mongolia.

Roots and Shoots volunteers work with local famers to plant tree saplings in Inner Mongolia.
Roots and Shoots volunteers work with local famers to plant tree saplings in Inner Mongolia.

Roots and Shoots volunteers work with local famers to plant tree saplings in Inner Mongolia.
Roots and Shoots volunteers work with local famers to plant tree saplings in Inner Mongolia.

Schoolchildren a village in Inner Mongolia. Roots and Shoots works to educate locals about the importance of planting trees and protecting ecosystems.
Schoolchildren a village in Inner Mongolia. Roots and Shoots works to educate locals about the importance of planting trees and protecting ecosystems.

A schoolchild reads a book in a village in Inner Mongolia. Roots and Shoots works to educate locals about the importance of planting trees and protecting ecosystems.
A schoolchild reads a book in a village in Inner Mongolia. Roots and Shoots works to educate locals about the importance of planting trees and protecting ecosystems.

Schoolchildren a village in Inner Mongolia. Roots and Shoots works to educate locals about the importance of planting trees and protecting ecosystems.
Schoolchildren a village in Inner Mongolia. Roots and Shoots works to educate locals about the importance of planting trees and protecting ecosystems.

Local farmers planting trees in the deserts of Inner Mongolia.
Local farmers planting trees in the deserts of Inner Mongolia.