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How to manage forests in hurricane impact zones
...vage and fire prevention and the long-term goal of reforestation
and ecological recovery." Stanturf and fellow authors use the case study of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita to illustrate the major decisions and actions that must be taken after a major event. These include rapid assessment of damage, protection of t...
End of deforestation in view? Experts advance new way to size up global forest resources
... urban migration, agricultural yield increases and reforestation
policies. The paper, published Nov. 20 in the p...rldwide have shifted from net deforestation to net reforestation
?the "forest transition." Forest transitions," says geographer and historian Dr. Mather, who coin...
Storing carbon to combat global warming may cause other environmental problems, study suggests
...s forest was replaced by croplands. In this case, reforestation
could lower water tables and help leach salt from soils, predicted the authors. "Widespread conversion of croplands to forest in the central U.S. farm belt may also improve regional water quality as nutrient, pesticide, and erosion runoff from crop p...