A Temporary Recovery

Opinion | Countries have pledged to replant tropical forests, but efforts don’t guarantee long-term ecosystem recovery.

Countries have made ambitious promises to replant thousands of acres of tropical forests. But ensuring these forests stay alive for more than a decade or two, critical to maximizing the economic and ecological benefits of re-establishing them, will require long-term monitoring and maintenance efforts. (Visual: )

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