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Dans le nord-est du Costa Rica, une forêt âgée de 32 ans ayant poussé sur d’anciens pâturages. Robin Chazdon

Des données inédites sur la capacité des forêts tropicales à se régénérer rapidement

Une étude publiée en décembre 2021 met en lumière une alternative efficace et peu coûteuse au reboisement massif : laisser les forêts tropicales repousser naturellement.
A 32-year-old forest on former pastureland in northeastern Costa Rica. Robin Chazdon

Tropical forests can recover surprisingly quickly on deforested lands – and letting them regrow naturally is an effective and low-cost way to slow climate change

As governments and corporations pledge to help the planet by planting trillions of trees, a new study spotlights an effective, low-cost alternative: letting tropical forests regrow naturally.
Pemandangan udara jalan raya baru yang membelah hutan dataran rendah di Provinsi Papua. Ulet Ifansasti/Greenpeace

Riset: Sekitar 4,5 juta hektare hutan bakal hilang, terimbas proyek Trans Papua

Banyak pihak mengkhawatirkan proyek Trans Papua dibangun demi kepentingan komersial, bukan masyarakat setempat. Diprediksi akan mempercepat deforestasi, seperti yang terjadi di Sumatra dan Kalimantan.
Aerial view of the new highway cutting through lowland forest in Papua Province. Ulet Ifansasti/Greenpeace

Road to uncertainty: research reveals how Trans Papua may strip 4.5 million hectares of forest by 2036

Many are concerned that the highway is being built to benefit powerful commercial interests and not Indigenous people and will accelerate forest loss as seen in Sumatra and Kalimantan.
Ali Asair, a young farmer in Somalia, left his family behind and traveled hundreds of kilometres in search of pasture for his animals. Dai Kurokawa/EPA

Climate migration: what the research shows is very different from the alarmist headlines

Climate migrants still tend to move to places they know or have connections to through their social networks.
Sampah plastik sungai merupakan ilmu baru tapi penting untuk mencegah aliran sampah ke lautan. Mast Irham/EPA

Riset: Ciliwung termasuk sungai terkotor di dunia

Penelitian menunjukkan bahwa total sampah plastik di Jakarta mencapai 2,1 juta kilogran atau setara dengan 1.000 mobil Tesla Model S.
Farmed fish like these carp now make an important contribution to global food security. Ben Belton

Let them eat carp: Fish farms are helping to fight hunger

Many critics say that fish farms mainly sell their output to wealthy countries and don’t provide much benefit to poor people in producing countries. Three aquaculture experts show why this view is wrong.
Soil has many secrets: technology can help reveal its mysteries. Martin Bridgen

Open soil science: technology is helping us discover the mysteries under our feet

Mapping the soil with open source application is vital to understanding how to protect it.

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