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episode 6: Why forest restoration is the top climate change solution


Despite international efforts to restore forests, we still lack a basic understanding of how much trees could potentially be supported by the land. In their latest paper, the Crowther Lab maps the global potential tree coverage to show that, under current climate conditions, our planet could support 4.4 billion hectares of continuous tree cover. That is 1.6 billion more than existing coverage.


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 2019-07-05  8m