Grounding nature-based climate solutions in sound biodiversity science

Source: Nature.com

Grounding nature-based climate solutions in sound biodiversity science

Grounding nature-based climate solutions in sound biodiversity science, Published online: 28 January 2019; doi:10.1038/s41558-019-0405-0

The current narrow focus on afforestation in climate policy runs the risk of compromising long-term carbon storage, human adaptation and efforts to preserve biodiversity. An emphasis on diverse, intact natural ecosystems — as opposed to fast-growing tree plantations — will help nations to deliver Paris Agreement goals and much more.

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