"A bulldozer and a crane lift barren earth from the ground at breakneck speed as six men in white thobe gowns tied around their waists carefully stack 100-pound slabs of rock in a long, neat rows.... The men work in a flat, exposed, dusty expanse pockmarked with hundreds of neatly dug holes,
This grand project is not the start of another gleaming skyscraper. It is something even more audacious: a future forest.
“Greening needs effort and patience,” Abdullah al-Issa, or Abu Brahim, says as he directs the preparations for planting 30,000 saplings..."
We invite you to read this riveting article on how the Saudi's are restoring forest in the desert. Sound familiar?
... the wilderness be a fruitful field, and the fruitful field be counted for a forest.