afforestation afforestation


  • (n) the conversion of bare or cultivated land into forest (originally for the purpose of hunting)


  • A new tree-planting technique for ecological control of desert

    ( Science China Press ) A recent research using desert plant Haloxylon ammodendron discovered that high desert surface temperature (?50oC) is a major limiting factor under numerous desert habitats. It provides a novel idea for the measures of desert ecological control. Based on the discovery, a new tree-planting technique for desert afforestation is invented. This study has been published in ...
    on April 2, 2014     Source: EurekAlert!

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  1. "New Zealand needs an emissions trading scheme to discourage carbon pollution, improve energy efficiency and reward afforestation," Smith said in a statement.
    on Sep 13, 2009 By: Nick Smith Source: Reuters India

  2. "To strengthen the ongoing National Afforestation Programme the Government has approved a proposal to strengthen the ongoing Centrally Sponsored Scheme of National Afforestation Porgramme in which inter-alia the institutional arrangement, fund flow...
    on Dec 2, 2009 By: Jairam Ramesh Source: Rediff

  3. "Countries that seek to enhance their carbon sinks -- through forestation, afforestation, avoided deforestation -- should be given incentive and rewarded fairly for doing so," President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono told the UN General Assembly.
    on Sep 25, 2007 By: Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono Source: Reuters

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