Latest Reforestation Stories
Deforestation in parts of Africa could be reversed with changes to land use, a study suggests.
Predicted increases in temperature and drought in the coming century may make it more difficult for conifers such as ponderosa pine to regenerate after major forest fires on dry, low-elevation sites, in some cases leading to conversion of forests to grass or shrub lands, a report suggests.
Cricket works to alleviate the negative impact on the environment with product offerings certified by the Forest Stewardship Council™ (FSC®). (PRWEB)
In 2013, Alcoa Foundation and American Forests are partnering to plant 175,000 trees in 19 forest restoration projects around the globe. Washington, DC (PRWEB)
Widespread agricultural expansion in Brazil destroys equally as much rainforest, negating any benefits for the region. In fact, researchers, publishing a paper in the journal Environmental Research Letters, have called the practice a “no-win situation.”
Deforestation is the act or process of removing trees from forested lands by cutting or burning. There are many reasons for deforestation. Logs are sold as a commodity and cleared lands can be used for pastures and human settlements. The damage caused by deforestation, however, can be great. If land is not somewhat reforested it can cause damage to habitats for wildlife and other plant life, affect the aridity of the region, and possibly encourage degradation into wasteland. Due to negligent...
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