Study projects 30% more forest cover if wood biomass is managed right; critics call it a disaster

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The continued use of wood-derived biomass could result in a potential 30% increase in worldwide forest cover — more than a billion hectares (2.5 billion acres) — by the year 2100, according to a new research paper.

The researchers say their calculations show that all that’s needed are the right incentives, higher values on products, and stricter forest management.

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Source: Mongabay

 

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