Article: Is Planting Trees as Good for the Earth as Everyone Says?

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A worm's eye view looking up a tree

How effective is planting trees at accomplishing climate change goals, wildlife habitat restoration, alleviation of poverty, community health enhancement, and how strong is the evidence for this effectiveness? As part of Mongabay's special "Conservation Effectiveness" series, the article "Is Planting Trees as Good for the Earth as Everyone Says?" dives into a brief history of tree planting, and then investigates reforestation and its positive and negative impacts.

Explore the detailed findings in an interactive infographic: Is planting trees as good for the Earth as everyone says? (mongabay.com)