reforestation Archives - Rivers of Carbon

  • Stone Age to ‘drone age’: using technology for reforestation

    A team of scientists are fighting climate change by dragging reforestation technology from the Stone Age to the ‘drone age’. In November last year, scientists in Thailand sent a drone on a test mission – not to target an enemy hiding in the forest below, but to bring new life to woodlands by “bombing” them with […]

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  • Protect primary forests first, reforest and restore second….

    All too often, administrators in government and industry push for ‘biodiversity offsets’ – clearing a forest patch in one area for development, while reforesting a degraded patch in another area. The problem is, we cannot simply replace primary forests and hope to maintain biodiversity, long-term carbon storage and resilience. You can’t recreate a perfectly functioning, […]

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