Tree Frog Forestry News

B.C. man invents tree planting alarm clock

By Liam Harrap
Terrace Standard
January 31, 2020
Category: Carbon, Climate & Bioenergy
Region: Canada, Canada West

Adam Sorensen & Jesse Teron

Ever thought nothing good can happen when your alarm goes off in the morning? Well, there’s now an app that will plant a tree if you wake up on time.  “Everyone wakes up to an alarm. This is a way to empower people,” said Adam Sorensen, one of the creators of EcoWake.  He continued that planting trees is one of the most effective ways to combat climate change.  “I want there to be a world for my children.”  How the app works is every time the user wakes up on time, they earn virtual seeds that turn into real trees planted by global organizations, such as Eden Reforestation Projects. Eden Reforestation Projects is a non-profit whose mission according to their website is to provide fair wages to impoverished villagers.

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