Author archives: madelonlohbeck

Finding evidence for land-restoration strategies

Last update on Jan. 15, 2018.

Finding evidence for land-restoration strategies

Photo of an agricultural landscape in Eastern Uganda, by Madelon Lohbeck


Restoration has never been more important, with almost a third of the world’s land surface degraded. But what exactly is restoration? And how do we know if it works?

 

More than 1.5 billion of the world’s poorest people are directly affected ...

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Working with nature: tropical forest regrowth and its potential for mitigating climate change

Last update on March 30, 2017.

Working with nature: tropical
forest regrowth and its potential for mitigating climate change

The Bonn challenge aims to restore 350 million hectares of
degraded land by 2030 of which currently almost 100 million hectares has been
committed through various initiatives. Restoration is a global priority; not
only to restore the productivity of degraded and unproductive ...

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