30 Apr '15, 7pm

BitSeeds wants to help reforest the planet through cryptocurrency

BitSeeds wants to help reforest the planet through cryptocurrency

This new digital currency aims to help plant 1 billion trees - one for every BitSeed created. They say that money doesn't grow on trees, but can trees grow on virtual money? Cryptocurrencies, or decentralized digital currencies, are often hailed as the future of fast, secure, and anonymous payments, and while BitCoin may be the most widely known, there are a number of other alternative virtual currencies circulating right now, some of which have a social or environmental focus. Permacredits has a permaculture mission , SolarCoin aims to incentivize solar energy production, MazaCoin is designed to be a sovereign currency for the Oglala Lakota Nation, and the thriving legal marijuana industry has PotCoin . And now, BitSeeds is collaborating with the Rainforest Foundation to help stop deforestation and plant 1 billion trees through the creation and use of its cryptocurrency. ...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/green-investments/bitseeds-cryp...

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