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China’s reforestation programs: Big success or just an illusion?

China has undertaken ambitious reforestation initiatives that have increased its forest cover dramatically in the last decade. But scientists are now raising questions about just how effective these grand projects will turn out to be. In China, major environmental degradation caused by deforestation was apparent even 2,000 years ago, when the great waterway once simply […] … learn more→