BFM 89.9

HIGHLIGHTS 
Podcast  >  Bigger Picture  >  Good Things  >  Free Tree Society: Plant A Tree, Save The World

Free Tree Society: Plant A Tree, Save The World

Lydia Lubon, Bangsar Nursery Programme Manager, Free Tree Society

05-Apr-24 15:00

Free Tree Society: Plant A Tree, Save The World

In a world where trees are being cut down in forests and cities to make way for development and agriculture, there is an organisation which is giving away free trees for people to plant in a bid to repopulate our planet with greenery. Since 2012, Free Tree Society has been giving away healthy plants to people and communities around Malaysia and has since given away about 63,000 plants through their efforts. On this episode of Good Things, we’re joined by Lydia Lubon, the Bangsar Nursery Programme Manager from Free Tree Society to find out more about their work and why each plant makes a difference. We also find out more about Lydia’s journey as a documentary producer and how that has fuelled her passion in environmental conservation. 


Image credit: Free Tree Society

Produced by: Lim Sue Ann

Presented by: Lim Sue Ann


This and more than 60,000 other podcasts in your hand. Download the all new BFM mobile app.

Categories:  educationenvironmentLaw/Activism

Tags:  environmental stewardshipurban greeningthe bigger picturegood thingsrewildingclimate changeconservationenvironmental education





Play / Pause

Listen now : Health & Living: Mind Matters: How The First 1,000 Days Impact Mum’s...

Today’s Shows



6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

7:00 AM

World Market Watch

Joe Quinlan, Chief Market Strategist, US Trust-BOA Private Wealth Management

7:15 AM

Morning Brief

7:30 AM

Morning Brief

Sarah Jane Mahmud, Senior Financial Services Research Analyst at Bloomberg Intelligence

7:45 AM

Top Story

Dr. Lee Chee Leong, Senior Lecturer, Institute of China Studies, University Malaya

8:00 AM

The Breakfast Grille

Connie Go, CEO, Feytech Holdings Berhad

8:30 AM

Morning Brief

Maryam Ismail, Analyst at ISIS Malaysia

8:45 AM

Morning Brief

Munira Mustaffa, Executive Director, Chasseur Group

9:00 AM

Opening Bell

9:15 AM

Opening Bell

9:35 AM

People, Planet, Profit

10:05 AM

Open For Business

Lakshita Wijerathne, CEO, Eutech Cybernetic

11:00 AM

Marketing Mojo

Nur Azre Abdul Aziz, Head of Offline Acquisitions & Partnerships, TikTok Shop Malaysia

12:00 PM

Enterprise Explores

Michel Borst, Asia Vice President, Commvault

1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

Connie Go, CEO, Feytech Holdings Berhad

2:05 PM

Beyond the Ballot Box

What Has Become of Student Movements & Activism Today?; Ooi Kok Hin, Bersih

3:05 PM

Live & Learn

4:05 PM

Health & Living

Mind Matters: How The First 1,000 Days Impact Mum’s Mental Health, Benjamin Looi, Clinical Psychologist & Manager of Community Development, Thrive Well | Melissa Ngiam, CEO, Yayasan Generasi Gemilang

5:00 PM

Top 5 at 5

6:00 PM

Inside Story

Talkback Tuesday

7:30 PM

Earth Matters [REPEAT]

9:00 PM

Bar None