What is afforestation and reforestation?

In the second in our series ‘Powering to net zero’, we look at how planting more trees could help limit climate change.

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Jul 2 · 3 min read

At its simplest level, reforestation is the technical term that describes the process of planting new native trees in a wooded area where the number of trees is going down. It literally means ‘re-foresting’ a location.

Why do reforestation and afforestation matter so much?

How can reforestation and afforestation affect climate change?

How does reforestation work in commercial forestry?

The facts about reforestation and afforestation

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