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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > Forests recover faster from slash-and-burn when near intact forest reserves

Forests recover faster from slash-and-burn when near intact forest reserves

Date : 6th December 2009, Source : Mongabay



Areas cleared for slash-and-burn agriculture recover faster when adjacent to a large block of untouched forest, but may take decades to regain a majority of their biodiversity after tree-felling, according to a new review of ecological studies, published in the December issue of Tropical Conservation Science, an open access journal.

http://news.mongabay.com/2009/1207-forest_recovery_tcs.html





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