fotografías españoles - EU Life+ The Green Deserts successful reforestation of mine dumps from Grupo Cupa at Riofrio de Aliste Spain

EU Life+ Project of mine restoration Riofrio de Alista Spain
 
EU Life+ Project of mine restoration Riofrio de Alista Spain
Control of the result of restoration of plantings at Grupo Cupa during May 2012
 
Control of the result of restoration of plantings at Grupo Cupa during May 2012
Above the slate mines were growing trees the objective of Live+ Project is to restore this
 
Above the slate mines were growing trees the objective of Live+ Project is to restore this
Enormous trucks transport the mine spill to mine dumps
 
Enormous trucks transport the mine spill to mine dumps
The mine dumps consist of rocks without any soil in it
 
The mine dumps consist of rocks without any soil in it
This is the structure of the \'soil\' that we have to restore with the Groasis waterboxx
 
This is the structure of the 'soil' that we have to restore with the Groasis waterboxx
The dumped rocks are covered again with the original top layer which we reforest with the help of the Groasis waterboxx
 
The dumped rocks are covered again with the original top layer which we reforest with the help of the Groasis waterboxx
The giant trucks constantly transport mine spill to the dumps
 
The giant trucks constantly transport mine spill to the dumps
The saplings have to re-establish and re-cover the eroded area
 
The saplings have to re-establish and re-cover the eroded area
Every 5 minutes a giant truck passes loaded with rocks
 
Every 5 minutes a giant truck passes loaded with rocks
Grupo Cupa feels itself responsible for this work and wants the area to be forested again after mining
 
Grupo Cupa feels itself responsible for this work and wants the area to be forested again after mining
On every 10 meter extra height a line of trees is being planted
 
On every 10 meter extra height a line of trees is being planted
This tree is planted in 2011 and we checked it in May 2012 it grows very well
 
This tree is planted in 2011 and we checked it in May 2012 it grows very well
Survey
 
Survey
Destruction and restoration on one picture
 
Destruction and restoration on one picture
The trees have no problem to penetrate any rocky soil
 
The trees have no problem to penetrate any rocky soil
With the Groasis waterbboxx tree reforestation on any place no matter how harsh leads to over 90% survival rate
 
With the Groasis waterbboxx tree reforestation on any place no matter how harsh leads to over 90% survival rate
Detail of well growing tree sapling with the help of the Groasis waterboxx
 
Detail of well growing tree sapling with the help of the Groasis waterboxx
R Mr. Francisco Martin Project leader of Life+ Desiertos Verdes L Mr. Gelo responsable for mine restoration
 
R Mr. Francisco Martin Project leader of Life+ Desiertos Verdes L Mr. Gelo responsable for mine restoration
Mr. Christof van Hulle from Sylma Belgium supplier of the saplings to Life+ The Green Deserts
 
Mr. Christof van Hulle from Sylma Belgium supplier of the saplings to Life+ The Green Deserts
Mr. Francisco Martin is interviewed for The Green Deserts documentary
 
Mr. Francisco Martin is interviewed for The Green Deserts documentary
Fifty meter high mine dumping place reforested with trees creating new beauty
 
Fifty meter high mine dumping place reforested with trees creating new beauty
Clearly visible capillary hang water in the deep mine
 
Clearly visible capillary hang water in the deep mine
At the moment the mine dumps are ugly pustules in the landscape that\'s why Grupo Cupa is carefully reforestating them
 
At the moment the mine dumps are ugly pustules in the landscape that's why Grupo Cupa is carefully reforestating them
Detail of successful reforestation on mine dump of Grupo Cupa in Riofrio Spain
 
Detail of successful reforestation on mine dump of Grupo Cupa in Riofrio Spain
The Groasis waterboxx doing its job helping us to replant places that formerly couldn\'t be replanted successfully without irrigation
 
The Groasis waterboxx doing its job helping us to replant places that formerly couldn't be replanted successfully without irrigation
The waterboxx planting any impossible to plant place - rocks - eroded or arid areas - without using energy for pumps and without spilling scarse water to irrigation
 
The waterboxx planting any impossible to plant place - rocks - eroded or arid areas - without using energy for pumps and without spilling scarse water to irrigation
 
 
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