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Study Says Trees on Farms Could Help Stop Deforestation

Date : 25th August 2009, Source : VOA News



The authors of a new report released in Nairobi say that agricultural practices need not drive deforestation worldwide, but can instead be used to replenish the world's diminishing trees. The study used satellite imagery to find that nearly half of the world's crop lands also contain what it deemed as "significant" tree cover.

http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-25-voa40.cfm





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