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Hope for mitigating global climate change

 

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Much of the land in this Chinese community has been converted to forest from cropland through the government’s Grain to Green program.
Credit: Michigan State University Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability

 

China’s forest recovery shows hope for mitigating global climate change

Michigan State University

China’s sweeping program to restore forests across the country is working. The vast destruction of China’s forests, leveled after decades of logging, floods and conversion to farmland, has become a story of recovery, according to the first independent verification.

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Published by

Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.