Photo  ©  Alizé Carrère

Photo © Alizé Carrère

For decades, Madagascar has been the recipient of millions of aid dollars and countless multi-national projects that aim to reduce the wide scale deforestation across the island. But, as I've begun to witness, there might be an important natural process happening quietly alongside the re-seeding madness. Spoiler: it's free! 

Full article for National Geographic's Explorers Journal: