A Savoyard Saves the Coconut Palms pg.2

Mon Jardin & ma maison article pictures. Philippe and coconut palms.

Right: Philippe Visintainer. Left: Infected
Palm

After one and a half years of treatment, the rate of success is of 98% on the Northern area of Maui. Beyond injection, it would be necessary to launch a campaign to eliminate the dead trees, which continue to contaminate. The recognition of Philippe, however, exceeds the borders. In December 2007, he was invited to Bali, to the conference of United Nations on the warming of the planet. He sat at the table of the discussions with Jean-Louis Borloo, Minister of Ecology and Sustainable Development and the Secretary of State Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet. He also met Asia Pacific Coconut Community (APCC), which gathers twelve countries of Asia, and the Pacific, that is to say 80% of the coconuts of the world. They will develop a program of fight against poverty and climate warming by replanting millions of coconuts: they will absorb carbon and will create new markets with the products containing coconut.

Mon Jardin & ma maison article pictures. Philippe and coconut palms.

Left: Infected Palm. Top: Philippe
Visintainer. Bottom: Tree injection.

Last August, Philippe participated at their last conference in Indonesia. When he does not fight for the coconuts, he surfs, his other passion which drew him into Hawaii.

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