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  • n  the conversion of bare or cultivated land into forest (originally for the purpose of hunting)
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  • 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 ...
    April 2, 2014 - EurekAlert!
Quotes

  • Nick Smith in Reuters India
    New Zealand needs an emissions trading scheme to discourage carbon pollution, improve energy efficiency and reward afforestation,Smith said in a statement.
  • Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in Reuters
    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... Jairam Ramesh http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jairam_Ramesh&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHkQ8fInc420RD8jzNCoXFGAxJ_AA Rediff http://www.google.com/url?q=http://business.rediff.com/report/2009/dec/02/proposals-for-forest-development.htm&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH8XqnRgy7X0_XDHBOf_USAX2WRaA Dec 2, 2009 1841 2498 afforestation 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.

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