Restoring 'Our Once and Future Planet'

Restoring 'Our Once and Future Planet'
Restoring 'Our Once and Future Planet'

Restoring 'Our Once and Future Planet'

Irish journalist Paddy Woodworth has passion for environmental writing. But he’d never heard of a “restoration” project until he was at the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa and took part in a prairie weekend in 2003. That visit to a prairie restoration project started a global journey. Paddy spent years visiting restoration projects in Costa Rica, New Zealand, Chicago, and in his own backyard in Ireland. His book is “Our Once and Future Planet: Restoring the World in Climate Change Century. “Paddy Woodworth joins us to discuss the challenges restoration projects face. (Photo: Flickr/CIFOR)