Julian Lennon to Debut ‘Change’ on the Everland Live performance for Local weather Throughout UNEP’s World Surroundings Day Celebrations in Stockholm

Written because the Theme Tune for a New Documentary Movie Sequence About Forest Conservation Tasks  That Provide an Important Local weather Answer

NEW YORK, Might 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Julian Lennon, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter and international philanthropist, has written and recorded a brand new track that can be carried out for the primary time at Everland’s Live performance for Local weather on June 4 as a part of the United Nations Surroundings Programme’s World Surroundings Day

(WED) celebrations. Everland commissioned Lennon to create the theme track for its brief documentary movie sequence in regards to the forest conservation initiatives it represents in Southeast Asia, Latin America, and Africa. The live performance can be on the Fotografiska Museum in Stockholm, Sweden, and dwell streamed by Looped.

Bearing on the urgency to guard our pure world, the track aligns with Lennon’s work with The White Feather Basis, which he based in 2007 after being requested by Elders of The Mirning Folks to make use of his voice to assist protect their Indigenous tradition. It additionally expresses Everland’s dedication to finish deforestation and assist Indigenous communities on the coronary heart of forest conservation and defending biodiversity.

The heartfelt track urges folks to return collectively to maintain our planet: 

We gonna Change…Change
Change the World Collectively.
You and I and everybody eternally
We gonna Change…Change
Change the World Collectively
You and I and everybody eternally…

The primary movie within the sequence is “Kasigau” – a narrative in regards to the pioneering, community-centered Wildlife Works’ REDD+ venture in Kenya positioned between Tsavo East and Tsavo West Nationwide Parks.

REDD+ is an acronym for a UN-envisioned local weather change mitigation mechanism that stands for Lowering Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation. The REDD+ strategy has been efficiently carried out at greater than 70 initiatives globally. In line with the IPCC’s newest local weather mitigation report, diminished conversion of forests and different ecosystems is the best nature-based resolution for mitigating carbon emissions.

“Kasigau” was filmed on the finish of 2021 and reveals the cruel actuality of local weather chaos in a rural African neighborhood as informed by neighborhood members within the midst of experiencing extreme drought. The movie highlights how this neighborhood of 120,000 folks got here collectively to cease deforestation and the way the REDD+ venture is directing important carbon finance for native sustainable improvement.

The world premiere of “Kasigau” is scheduled for September 6, 2022, at London’s Curzon Theatre. It should have its U.S. debut on the Wildlife Conservation Movie Pageant in New York Metropolis on October 13 at a theater that can be introduced later.

Discussing his new single, Lennon mentioned, “Once I realized in regards to the impactful work taking place on the forest conservation initiatives that Everland represents, which places lndigenous rights and neighborhood funding on the heart, I felt compelled to create a track for the sequence that will remind everybody of the very important want to guard nature. Forests are important to sustaining life on earth and Indigenous folks maintain the important thing to safeguarding this most treasured useful resource.”

The track can be showcased on the Live performance for Local weather emceed by well-known Swedish comic and TV character Kodjo Akolor. The live performance is a part of an occasion sequence hosted by Everland to rejoice this yr’s World Surroundings Day and to launch its landmark The Forest Plan – a marketing strategy that reveals how it’s attainable to finish deforestation.

Through the live performance, different notable artists will even lend their voices to boost consciousness of the important have to preserve nature. The lineup contains Julian Marley and The Rebellion, Gennady, Raquel Bitton, Rusty Watson & The Legacy Singers with the Stable Gospel, and All Methods with Dara Hart and Josh Tosteson. Julia Butterfly Hill will welcome live performance visitors with a particular recorded video message. Julia Butterfly is an American environmental activist who lived in a 180-foot-tall, roughly 1500-year-old California redwood tree for over two years to forestall Pacific Lumber Firm loggers from chopping it down.

 On commissioning Lennon to write down the documentary movie theme track, Everland CEO and Co-founder Gerald Prolman mentioned, “Along with being a unprecedented artist, Julian Lennon is a globally acknowledged humanitarian who has lengthy been a powerful advocate for forest conservation and Indigenous peoples’ rights. We’re most grateful and honored that he accepted our request to write down an inspirational theme track for our forest conservation documentary sequence.”

The live performance comes because the United Nations convenes the Stockholm+50 worldwide conferences set as much as assist companies, activists and policymakers report on the progress being made to comprehend the ambitions of the U.N. Sustainable Improvement Targets.

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About Everland
Everland represents the world’s largest portfolio of high-impact forest conservation initiatives in Southeast Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Everland brings forest communities and firms collectively in a typical trigger to guard among the world’s most essential and susceptible forests. Go to https://www.everlandmarketing.com/.

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Everland Media Contacts
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UK: Aisha Ali, [email protected], +44 7768967015
Sweden: Malin Cederholm,[email protected], +46 70 471 27 24 

Julian Lennon Media Contacts 
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