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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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Though the Forestry Commission (FC) says it is collaborating with the Youth Employment Agency (YEA), under the Youth in Afforestation Module, to re-plant and restore depleted reserves, continuous illegal logging and perennial bush fires and illegal lumbering threaten its re-afforestation attempt.
The viable intervention, in our view, is to remedy our soils to reduce acidity, conduct thorough post-registration surveillance of pest control products, provide extension service to our farmers, embrace irrigation and carry out aggressive re-afforestation.In terms of soil remediation and use of healthy bio-pesticides with high knockdown effect, there is no active ingredient better than pyrethrin and seaweed extracts for the making of biological pesticides and fertilisers.
To check the remorseless warming, caused by the activities of mankind, it recommends measures such as mass re-afforestation, carbon capture and the replacement of fossil fuels with renewable energy.
The forest of Awoism is gradually being depleted at such speed, and unfortunately ideological re-afforestation is not a policy being pursued by the few remaining believers.
Kirchgatter said the organisation seeks to plant 100 million trees across Africa in its re-afforestation programme.
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.