How to plant an urban jungle? | Harsha Tej | TEDxABBS


This talk is about how urbanites can think and contribute in planting saplings to build a green ecosystem. Harsha Tej is a naturalist, environmentalist and a landscapist. He has worked in the field of wildlife research and conservation. He established Green Garage in 2017 and has executed over 100 projects across different sectors and industries. He built a team of eco conscious youngsters aiming to achieve better accessibility to greener spaces. Project Urban Jungle was one of his pet projects to rejuvenate barren urban land with native tree species. Green Garage and it’s volunteers collectively planted over 500 saplings in the year 2020, using modern techniques. The space has currently turned into a budding forest with flora and fauna. Harsha Tej also recently joined HandsOnCSR to work with company CSR funds to deploy impactful environmental projects. He’s currently working with lake restorations and tree plantations. He’s on a mission to plant 1 Million trees in the next one year. He and his team have already planted 50,000 saplings so far. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at


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