Forest Man: Inspirational True Story Of One Man’s Fight To Save His Island [Video]

The amazing story of a man who planted a giant forest – one tree at a time.

Documentary Short by William D. McMaster’s entitled Forest Man (2013)

Since the 1970′s Majuli islander Jadav Payeng has been planting trees in order to save his island. To date he has single handedly planted a forest larger than Central Park NYC. He decided to transform a barren land into a forest with an extension of 1,359 acres and counting. One tiny baby tree at a time, seed by seed he created a paradise that is now home for elephants, rhinos, deer, and even tigers.

Humble yet passionate and philosophical about his work. Payeng takes us on a journey into his incredible forest.

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