[LINK] Ecologist proposes a new model to help meet global forest restoration goals

Karen Holl is an expert in the restoration of tropical forests like this one in Colombia. Credit: University of California – Santa Cruz
Read more at: https://phys.org/news/2017-03-ecologist-global-forest-goals.html#jCp

Tropical reforestation is an important part of the global effort to mitigate climate change, but ecologist Karen Holl says current international goals may be overly ambitious.

“The science and practice of are often quite separate, says Holl, an expert in tropical forest restoration. “Scientific research takes place at a small scale, and we’ve rarely tried to integrate results on the broad scale people are talking about. There’s a mismatch between these really big goals and what’s being done on the ground.

Read more at: https://phys.org/news/2017-03-ecologist-global-forest-goals.html#jCp

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