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Ethiopia's 'church forests' are incredible oases of green

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Ethiopia's 'church forests' are incredible oases of green

National Geographic - Alejandra Borunda

Priests, scientists, and local communities are partnering to save the less than five percent of forests that remain in northern Ethiopia. When Alemayehu Wassie Eshete was a boy, he went to church each Sunday. He would make his way along the dry, dusty roads between the wheat fields in his home …

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