Planting Trees

Planting more trees is always good for the planet no? Actually, not always. This project explores the politics of tree planting and how to get it right.

Useful resources and links

Why tree planting programs can do more harm than good – National Geographic

Big businesses are failing forests – GreenBiz

On tree planting, we should take a leaf out of Ethiopia’s book – The Guardian

Large scale semi-arid afforestation can enhance precipitation and carbon sequestration – Nature

Planting trees won’t save the world – The New York Times

6 barriers to protecting and restoring forests – WRI

Is a regenerative economy the cure for Europe’s wilting forests? – WEF

Can planting a trillion trees really stop climate change?

The Size of Wales plant scheme