Written by Tarah Stafford
“Silvi is addressing the problem of habitat loss and degradation of ecosystem services, two of the biggest threats we face to the stability of our Planet. Trees are ancient, instrumental keystone species for life on land. They truly are a foundation to the rest of life on earth and planetary cycles at large. We can't afford to continue wiping out what remains of them.
If only we can recover them, nature will do the rest.” - Djimo Serodio, Silvi
Silvi is helping build economic and coordination tools to contribute to the trillion tree target through:
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Since joining the Gitcoin Grants Climate team, I often receive incredulous questions from friends and family—even my dogs give me curious looks—all along the same lines: Why Crypto, Why Gitcoin Grants? Can Crypto really help address Climate and other in-real-life (IRL) problems? And what exactly do you mean by taking the green pill?
I’m excited to be part of the Gitcoin Grant climate team for two main reasons: 1) web3 has the potential to actually create value for those who contribute meaningful, positive impact in the world; 2) In my first-hand experience, Gitcoin’s quarterly grants program brings people from all over the world together to coordinate, fund and build local and global projects for the commons, using an innovative matching mechanism called Quadratic Funding.
In sum, there is SO much more to web3—yes, it’s a mystery why no one ever seems to capitalize the “w”—than simply Bitcoin and DeFi, including its mind-blowing potential to build, fund and accelerate the issue nearest and dearest to my heart: addressing Climate Change. Wondering how you can get involved in building a better world? Read on to learn how you can join me and take the green pill, become part of the ReGen community and use crypto to help fund, coordinate and support vital climate solutions.
You’ll need a custodial Web3 Wallet such as Metamask. You can watch the video below if you need help setting this up: