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Have you ever purchased a product that plants a tree? And you felt so good for saving the planet? Have you stopped to think where the tree is planted? And if the community even wants a forest there? This docu-short explores climate change mitigations from predatory companies versus sustainable smallholder farming.

Los Angeles, CA, USA
Jess Kim is of Korean-Irish descent and holds an MPH in epidemiology. As a researcher for the Army, she worked on female/trans special forces integration, perfecting polite email responses to people who insisted that women run slower due to “boob wind resistance” (not supported by data). She creates work that examines the absurd obsession with social norms, primarily working in comedy. With published works in both peer-reviewed scientific literature and the fiction realm, she seeks to bridge science and art through comedy and story-telling. more...

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