The man who planted a whole forest

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 12:00am


Millions of monarch butterflies migrate annually from Canada and the United States to one area in central Mexico. They depend on healthy, evergreen forests there for their winter homes. And as that habitat disappeared because of logging and other financial pressures, one man in the Mexican state of Michoacán decided to do something about it. He formed a nonprofit dedicated to planting trees. The BBC's Saskia Edwards went to meet him.