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Forest Xesta (Pontevedra)

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Now you can mitigate your carbon footprint by contributing to this forest.

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trees = €26.52

that they will absorb 442 kg of CO₂.

Relevant project data

CO2 absorption project through the reforestation of a terrain of 13.13 hectares. Native species have been planted, such as Galician pine (Pinus pinaster ssp. atlántica) and oak (Quercus robur), both adapted to the area's environment and with great potential to offset the carbon footprint. This action contributes to the environmental sustainability and to the action against climate change, promoting the protection of the biodiversity.

6.158 t CO2

Total emission absorption


Trees planted

4,920,239 kg of CO2


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beneficios ambientales

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We reforest burned or vacant land with native species in the rural environment in Spain.

beneficios economicos


We manage the entire reforestation project. From the design and planting of the forest to monitoring and maintenance.

Reforestation Details

Plot area: 13,13 ha
Location: Xesta (Pontevedra)
Permanence: 40 years
Project start date: 31/12/2020
Land use in 1990: Communal forest

The promoter

The project has been developed by the Sylvestris Group, a company in which the Repsol Foundation has a stake. With more than 30 years of experience in the forestry sector, the Sylvestris Group is an expert in the design and implementation of absorption projects for carbon footprint offsetting.

The area

The plot is located in San Bartolomeu de Xesta, municipality of A Lama (Pontevedra).


The native species Pinus pinaster ssp. Atlantica has been planted, with a tree density of 1,100 feet/ha, along with Quercus robur, with a tree density of 625 feet/ha. This forest is part of the action that is being developed in the Xesta area on 13,13 hectares, as part of the Green Engine project.

The carbon footprint of a person in Spain is 5 tons of CO₂ per year

Compensates through one of the Green Motor forests and contributes to reducing CO₂ emissions