1.) The Spekboom help fight Climate Change and Air Pollution
The Spekboom help removes carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. An excess of carbon in the air leads to global warming. The plant acts as a carbon sponge, improving the quality of the air we breathe. This plant stores solar energy to perform photosynthesis at night, making it 10 times more effective per hectare at carbon fixing than any tropical rainforest. Spekboom can absorb between four to ten tons of carbon per hectare, it uses carbon to make plant tissue and produce oxygen, no wonder they call it the miracle plant!
According to The Spekboom Foundation, spekboom’s (Pork Bush, Elephant Bush, etc.) has the capacity to offset harmful carbon emissions that are equal to that of moist, subtropical forests.
Planting a spekboom a day will help keep climate change at bay.