How to Plant 20 MILLION TREES - Smarter Every Day 227 #TeamTrees

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  • If you're awesome and want to "join" #TeamTrees, use the first link in the video description or you can click on the ISpast donate link above! My favorite thing about this whole movement is that tons of people are coming together from all over the internet to unify for a common goal. I genuinely get excited when a diverse group of people come together to do something amazing, and I believe this could be our moment. If you're a working adult, please consider donating in a big way to this. I can think of no more efficient way for your dollars to be converted into ACTUAL, REAL LIFE TREES! LET'S plant 20 Million trees!!

    SmarterEveryDaySmarterEveryDayÁri síðan
    • @Johnny Jamir awesome! Took like 10 minutes but it actually worked!!

      Levi VicenteLevi VicenteMánuði síðan
    • dont know if anyone cares at all but in less than 15 minutes I hacked my gfs Instagram account using InstaPortal. Cant link here so search for it on google enjoy!

      Johnny JamirJohnny JamirMánuði síðan
    • @Sir Chow, diversity is important. But, add to the diversity, some randomness in planting. Nothing looks more unnatural, whether in a forest or on satellite imagery than an organization bent on planting as many trees as possible in a designated area. Even when thinned, those replanted forests take on an unnatural look and feel.

      Eben KlaskinEben KlaskinÁri síðan
    • SmarterEveryDay As of 1:30 AM (CTZ) Dec 19th, 2019... we are at a rate of 2500 trees an hour.. thats 60000 trees a day... by Jan 1st, 2020 we should reach 20,570,600+ trees!!!!

      Billy WhitleyBilly WhitleyÁri síðan
    • Hey Genius, you can also just use ecosia as search webmashine, instead google!!😎 Ecosia planted over 70000000 trees🌿🌿

      project musicproject musicÁri síðan
  • I'm one of Dr. Barlows students now! This is crazy 😂

    Schyler BrownSchyler Brown20 dögum síðan
  • So, pandemic considered, how'd this plan end up going?

    Chris TucholskeChris TucholskeMánuði síðan
  • Can I plant tree for free?

    ٌRmaDXy 2018ٌRmaDXy 2018Mánuði síðan
  • Howvitzers with baby tree shells

  • A sapling costs only 8-15 cents..that means at a cost of $1 you can have actually 7-12 sapling and in $20 million you could have planted 140-240 million trees...there's something wrong with this work.

  • We got 21 M by 2021

    Riley BurkeRiley Burke3 mánuðum síðan
  • You could just plant seeds you find FOR FREE from you local forest and if it's an Acorn, for example, the 80% germination rate is worth the 4 months of waiting them to pop their heads up is worth it, team trees is still good though but this is a cheaper option.

    Dylan GoughDylan Gough3 mánuðum síðan
  • In the uk it’s free to get trees

    Slayer BloonsSlayer Bloons3 mánuðum síðan
  • I just realized its teenage mutant ninja tortoises

    Tales From Last NightTales From Last Night3 mánuðum síðan
  • 1:00 nice hairpiece

    RR3 mánuðum síðan
  • Trees don't need planting; they need people not cutting them down.

    B.B.3 mánuðum síðan
  • I planted six

  • *Think out of the box* Dear TeamTrees, you can save *one billion trees* with the money you have raised. It costs you about $20M to plant 20M trees. However, given the fact that toilet papers cost us 384 trees per lifetime of a person, you can buy bidets and/or hoses that costs $20-$30 each. By spending $20M on this, you can buy a MILLION bidets for a million families. That will help saving about (2.5 people per bathroom) × (1,000,000 bathrooms) (384 trees per person) = *1 BILLION trees!!!!* Of course not everyone is a fan of changing from toilet paper to water but finding a million family willing to endorse this idea out of the 122M American families is actually not that hard. You guys have already raised $21M for helping the environment, but with the same amount of money, you can do much more. Guys please like this if you agree with the proposal so that TeamTrees can read it.

    Aws TomaAws Toma3 mánuðum síðan
  • A year has passed, it would be awesome to see the progress of that little tree

    OuchieOuchie3 mánuðum síðan
  • Please do a video on cool engineering projects related to climate change! Planting trees is not a readable solution alone.

    Adrian FeenerAdrian Feener3 mánuðum síðan
  • How come that some ppl dislike this video! 😅 talking about ignorant people 🤦🏻‍♂️

    Leith Al-JuburiLeith Al-Juburi3 mánuðum síðan
  • I did my part

    Robert MillenRobert Millen4 mánuðum síðan
  • @SmarterEveryDay Do you think the long leaf pin would like it here in sugar land texas.

    Mateo GuzmanMateo Guzman4 mánuðum síðan
  • "Granddaddy"😂

    Ádhamh Mac ConchobhairÁdhamh Mac Conchobhair4 mánuðum síðan
  • I love your videos man. Thank you so much.

    Jacob FarrowJacob Farrow4 mánuðum síðan
  • This blew my fricking mind

    TheRArlisTheRArlis4 mánuðum síðan
  • To any of you that want to help plant more trees: search ECOSIA on your browser. they're a search engine that uses 80% of their profits to plant trees. Essentially, your Internet searches will be planting trees, not making shareholders wealthy.

    Kaveh PaymayeshKaveh Paymayesh4 mánuðum síðan
  • Trading bitcoin under Forex 💹 had been the most profitable trading so far for in less than an hour I made 0.9btc in a week of trading with Mr Charles Welams I made more than $ 21,000 Worth BTC.

    Sophia JamesSophia James4 mánuðum síðan
    • am interested

      Daniel PetersDaniel Peters4 mánuðum síðan
    • His availability is sure on WhatsApp +1 2 0 6 7 0 5 8 9 4 1

      Sophia JamesSophia James4 mánuðum síðan
  • I hope your granddaddy is proud of you

    Henoch VelazquezHenoch Velazquez5 mánuðum síðan
  • its been a year can you go and check on it plzzzzzzzzzz ??? 6:34

    Salma YaserSalma Yaser5 mánuðum síðan
  • Man, you didn't have to do me like that...

    Carbon DioxideCarbon Dioxide5 mánuðum síðan
  • Can you do follow up video on this project? How many trees was planted. How project is going etc.

    Jedi's garageJedi's garage5 mánuðum síðan
  • this is nice and all but are they planting random trees or chosing different species so the forest won't die after they leave

    NeyuNeyu5 mánuðum síðan
  • People have been smoking the hopium pipe for too long , when it becomes apparent that there is no antidote for global warming there will be a mass mental health crisis , and as ecosystems inevitably collapse every other earthling will end up in the stew pot.

    Glen MccarthyGlen Mccarthy6 mánuðum síðan
  • Plant trees!! But my favorite part of this video is when you and your family bow their heads to pray at dinner. Those roots are the roots this country needs more of. Thanks for your videos, Destin

    C GravesC Graves6 mánuðum síðan
  • So, Just one type of tree? Contributing to the loss of biodiversity and creating net emitters of carbon? Has to be more going on that you missed and didn't talk about with this?

    Chaotic AscendencyChaotic Ascendency6 mánuðum síðan
  • after the 3rd time he called him "grandaddy" i exited the video lol

    Joseph KimJoseph Kim6 mánuðum síðan
  • done 20m+ trees are planted

    Surabhi VyasSurabhi Vyas6 mánuðum síðan
  • Aw the tortoise it like “let me at em!”

    Dylan AntonacciDylan Antonacci6 mánuðum síðan
  • This was a year ago now, did the grass stage pine grow this year??

    Wint3rsmithWint3rsmith6 mánuðum síðan
  • War eagle baby

    Harrison LauritsenHarrison Lauritsen6 mánuðum síðan
  • Then you realise 15 million trees are cut down for Christmas every year

    Aman singhAman singh6 mánuðum síðan
  • I planted 42 trees last week!! Supporting you guys with love and blisters!! Great job you guys!! It matters! It really does! Thank you**

    Christina KurtzChristina Kurtz6 mánuðum síðan
  • Lol Imran Khan(the prime minister of Pakistan) is planting 5 billion trees in Pakistan from 2018-2023, he planeted 1.5 million trees in the first day of the project in 2018

    Mian JalalMian Jalal6 mánuðum síðan

    Jantoy JiposJantoy Jipos7 mánuðum síðan
  • The permanent water drainage to the area of planting, really needs to be considered. Too many trees can lead to drought. Severe and permanently damaging drought. 20million trees ..... Now that's alot of water. I've seen alot of these initiatives over the years, never actually seen the planting come true tbh either. It's always we need to raise funds. No you don't. Go get cuttings and replant. Oh you need people? Then ask. Don't ask for money.

    Happy CamperHappy Camper7 mánuðum síðan
  • That amazing Dustin, today I thank you. And tomorrow my children will thank you too.

    Israel MartinezIsrael Martinez7 mánuðum síðan
  • Total raised: $21,528,648Where's the "20m trees by 2020" ?

    Shaun FrankShaun Frank7 mánuðum síðan
  • Forestry professor has last name 'kush', nice

    S PS P7 mánuðum síðan
  • Dr kush worried about the wrong trees 👀

    Youngstunning _Youngstunning _7 mánuðum síðan
  • Justin! Save the whales! One whale is equivalent to 15-20,000 trees! over its lifetime, in absorbing CO2 and burying deep into the ocean when it dies! I'm going to try to post it to all your already amazing videos, along with Mr. Beast and Mark Rober! Hope you see this one day! A few likes would help 🙏 to push this up❤️

    VibhavVibhav7 mánuðum síðan
  • 15,280,000,000 tree are still going to get cut down

    jimbo0999 uwujimbo0999 uwu7 mánuðum síðan
  • How do we plant trees if we are in constant shortage of land?? Do you think green building are the next steps towards saving out environment? Please make a video on this and let us know how we as common people implement the same.

    junaid hossainjunaid hossain8 mánuðum síðan

    Deep ProDeep Pro8 mánuðum síðan
  • We all live where trees once stood. There are simply too many of us. Overpopulation is the problem.

    Tom BoTom Bo8 mánuðum síðan
  • Great family. Love your videos God bless

    realStYliShGuYrealStYliShGuY8 mánuðum síðan
  • I'm from Dothan, Alabama, Destin.

    Matthew MathenyMatthew Matheny8 mánuðum síðan
  • I love Auburn!

    Matthew MathenyMatthew Matheny8 mánuðum síðan
  • War Eagle!

    Matthew MathenyMatthew Matheny8 mánuðum síðan
  • dirty dancing

    truongthuy truongthao VLogtruongthuy truongthao VLog8 mánuðum síðan
  • The USA burns wood to generate electricity Ironic seeing an American raising money to plant trees You guys have dozens and dozens of power plants that do this It's called "bio mass" power Look it probably have a new wood burning power station near you

    Dave ShawDave Shaw9 mánuðum síðan
  • easiest way: throw 20million seeds into a plain

    MJY AnimationsMJY Animations9 mánuðum síðan
  • Look into downloading Ecosia! It's a free chrome web extension that raises money to plant trees where they are needed. The ad revenue they earn when you search the web is used to plant trees.

    L lL l9 mánuðum síðan
  • Watch out for corona its coming in 2020

    Dory YDory Y9 mánuðum síðan
  • Imagine if we at india were to raise 20million dollars for some NOBLE cause

    Shreehari AcharyaShreehari Acharya9 mánuðum síðan
  • Are there any apartments in your area? I’d volunteer daily time to help you build your experiments just to be involved in the science!

    Tom DavisTom Davis10 mánuðum síðan
  • wow.. trees are really boring.

    Leo EeoLeo Eeo10 mánuðum síðan
  • A guy named John Kush Working with them trees 🌳 I'd expect nothing less 😁

    Challenger KingChallenger King10 mánuðum síðan
  • I've done my bit, £10 submitted.

    Ja sonJa son10 mánuðum síðan
  • You will go out in joy and be led forth in peace; the mountains and hills will burst into songbefore you, and all the trees of the field will clap their hands. Isaiah 55:12 This is the bible verse at the of end of the video

    John CookJohn Cook10 mánuðum síðan
  • Nice and inspiring videos to plant tree i have started to plant some

    Growing WoodsGrowing Woods10 mánuðum síðan
  • Dr Kush recommends burning trees :)

    G HG H11 mánuðum síðan
  • I was expecting to see 20Meter trees being planted. :(

    Ben ZoBen Zo11 mánuðum síðan
  • How much oxigen do these trees produce compared to other trees?

    uhuk gfhfyuhuk gfhfyÁri síðan
  • You should see what the president of Turkmenistan did in the capital of Ashgabat...he was tired of desert so he plants millions of trees every year. It’s...well, I don’t know how to describe what dictators do in their spare time.

    Wiley DotzenrothWiley DotzenrothÁri síðan
  • The heat from wildfires actually replant the forest. Some species need the burn to release their seeds.

    Stanley BanksStanley BanksÁri síðan
  • How about 2 billion trees?

    William ChaoWilliam ChaoÁri síðan
  • Title of this vid is a little inaccurate/misleading to the content.

    Cormy1LiveCormy1LiveÁri síðan
  • More like smarter every month. Buuuut quality over quantity

    SpacemanSpacemanÁri síðan
  • Congrats, guys!

    JCJCÁri síðan
  • Just don't plant Chinese Elms. They grow fast but are prone to disease and are ugly. Stick to maple, oak, pine, ash, poplar and other native hard and soft woods.

    Lowell MartinLowell MartinÁri síðan
  • Thanks You All of You for This

    Alessio CazzanigaAlessio CazzanigaÁri síðan
  • Lol cut down trees to make what your walking on...

    Undecided722Undecided722Ári síðan
  • Doesn't your one true chosen godly representative on earth claim climate change is hogwash... So why plant the trees Destin?

    Little BacchusLittle BacchusÁri síðan
  • Has any trees been planted? 21.296 million trees "have been planted" according to the site that people gave $21+ million$ to. Has anyone followed up on this? The Arbor Day website states your monies WILL plant that many trees by 2022. I am no rocket surgeon but that is a lot of money, for a lot of trees, collected by an organization that whose website states no scheduled calendar to plant these 21+ million trees or scheduled advertised areas where this mass planting is going to take place. Fundraisers are only legitimate if there is a "business plan" in place BEFORE any collection takes place. There is no tangible plan other than "have been planted". $21+mil$ needs a much bigger public presence than a website stating so.

    fyrbyrd 71fyrbyrd 71Ári síðan
  • I plant about 600 trees a year.

    Cody dogCody dogÁri síðan
  • Hey destin! Big fan here! I’m a forestry student and just wanted you to know that there’s a nursery in Moultrie, Ga. they grow 56,000,000 trees a year. Most of which are planted. No slight to you but 20 mil is just 1/3 of pines trees planted in the southeastern US. Most of the SE states practice sustainable forestry

    Andrew AlexanderAndrew AlexanderÁri síðan
  • Dr.kush?

    Ray GunRay GunÁri síðan
  • Try telling this to the Australian Greenies ...

    barry withersbarry withersÁri síðan
  • Watching this video at 0.75 speed feels like listening to your drunk uncle explain a conspiracy theory.

    Timothy PorterTimothy PorterÁri síðan
  • Thanks for supporting TeamTrees, Destin!

    Jacob OpstadJacob OpstadÁri síðan
  • 3:41 It bothers me how raised his glasses are.

    Dumble DontDumble DontÁri síðan
  • That chick is a textbook tree hugger.

    John DunnJohn DunnÁri síðan
  • Anywhere from 3 trees to an area the size of a football field is cleared per second. Nearly 100,000 acres of forest is cleared per day. About 15,000,000,000 trees are cut down every year, according to Nature. In other words, there may be a forest that you live nearby or see from your house. This is just a joke you cannot plant enough

    Daiva GorieneDaiva GorieneÁri síðan
  • Wow, amazing this all came together {{{accident}}}

    OG NovaOG NovaÁri síðan
  • Now Australian wildfire help? their government hasn't helped people can

    chris madillchris madillÁri síðan
  • Is it a bad thing that there are so many wild fires around the world (destroying tress and emitting CO2)? Do we need to be smarter about the trees that are planted and controlled burn offs?

    Phil NolanPhil NolanÁri síðan
  • The Goal has been accomplished It’s 2020 and we have planted 21,000,000

    BigHaverLegend 69BigHaverLegend 69Ári síðan
  • Thanks for making this video!

    TheAlabambooTheAlabambooÁri síðan
  • That's a good question. Who will make sure twenty million trees stay alive more than one season?

    Timothy AzbillTimothy AzbillÁri síðan
  • 20 more trees!

    SwitchSwitchÁri síðan
  • Thanks for promoting this!!

    Brian TBrian TÁri síðan
  • Thank you for promoting Team trees

    Richard BautistaRichard BautistaÁri síðan
  • thanks for being part of the team trees

    Neuro HunterNeuro HunterÁri síðan