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Socioeconomic impacts of tree plantations overwhelmingly negative for local people

24 December 2018

Uruguay - The results are dispiriting, if not unsurprising: a systematic review of the available literature has found that the socioeconomic impacts of large-scale tree plantations have been mostly negative for local people. Intensively managed, large-scale tree monocultures now make up roughly 1…

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7 Unexpected Places for Forest Landscape Restoration

26 May 2019

By Katie Reytar  This is the second installment of WRI’s blog series, New Perspectives on Restoration. The series aims to share WRI’s views on restoration, dispel myths, and explore restoration opportunities throughout the world. The world has lost almost half of its original forest cover, due…