We've already lost 80 percent of Old Growth forests worldwide, a figure that increases to 95 percent in the United States. According to the United Nations, at least 37.5 million acres of rainforests are lost annually -- an area the size of the state of Georgia.
Despite the relatively small land area they cover, the rainforest is home to about half of the planet’s 5 to 10 million plants and animal species. (
We urge you to take the time to invest in the future of the planet. Take time to recycle, use earth friendly products, and think of the future.
Working in partnership with the local economies ATAAT strives for a balance between the needs of man and the needs of nature.
"The great French Marshall Lyautey
once asked his gardener to plant a tree. The gardener objected that
the tree was slow growing and would not reach maturity for 100 years.
The Marshall replied, 'In that case, there is no time to lose; plant
it this afternoon!'"
John F. Kennedy
Planting Hope, restoring Forests Nourishing Communities
THE EL PUENTE STORE!
An eclectic set of products related to The Bridge or its Founders.
When you buy from the El Puente store, you help pay for education, food,
microloans, and the operations which are The Bridge.
Get a cup of your favorite beverage, and
browse for a while. You'll find artwork,
e-books, a book by Michele Kohan that talks a lot about The Bridge.