A new survey has identified millions of hectares of forest in dryland areas, a finding that boosts the total global forest cover by 9% and has significant consequences for carbon budgets.
Science was instrumental in working out how to clear brigalow forest to make way for farming in the 20th century. Now it's trying to bring these iconic forests back.
New research shows that we'll have to remove carbon from the atmosphere for any chance of keeping warming below 2C.
Extensive deforestation has been found to be a major cause of rainfall decline in Western Australia during the 1980s. A study…