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Related to re-afforestation: agroforestry, deforestation
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: - the restoration (replanting) of a forest that had been reduced by fire or cutting
reclamation, renewal, rehabilitation - the conversion of wasteland into land suitable for use of habitation or cultivation
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The funds from the event will be channelled towards re-afforestation and protection of Mau and other endangered forests which have been destroyed due to uncontrolled logging and other human activities.
After all, if spontaneous re-afforestation is encouraged in the future - for flood prevention, carbon sequestration or re-wilding - then it is this kind of mixed woodland that will likely arise in the Welsh uplands.
Any strategy to combat global warming must be conducted on a global scale and is bound to involve enormous investment in energy conservation, re-afforestation, renewable sources of energy and changing patterns of agriculture and transportation This approach will require a new agenda for world leaders, a new role for the United Nations Environmental Programme, and a new awareness of man's fundamental reliance on the integrity of world ecosystems.