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Benefits of Planted Forests: Social, Ecological and Economic

@inproceedings{Dyck2003BenefitsOP,
  title={Benefits of Planted Forests: Social, Ecological and Economic},
  author={Bill Dyck},
  year={2003}
}
Planting forests provides a multitude of benefits that can be categorized as economic, ecological, and social. Planted forests conserve natural forests by reducing deforestation, improve degraded land, sequester carbon dioxide and therefore combat climate change, and improve local livelihoods providing employment, revenue and bolstering national economies. Currently there are approximately 200 million ha of plantation forest worldwide and in the order of 4.5 million ha of new plantations are… 

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