These maps and graphics take you on a tour of Earth’s forests—for better and for worse. See the countries that have the most intact forests, and those losses are mounting the fastest.
In remote Gabon, warmer nights and less rainfall may be preventing trees from growing the nutritious fruit the animals depend on.
They’ve revived the ancient practice of planned burning to renew and preserve their homelands, and help support their communities.
In arid Niger, south of the Sahara, farmers who allowed cut trees to regrow in their fields have seen crop yields soar.
Most important, of course, is to cut the emissions that are heating the planet. But beyond that, there are ways to help forests adapt.
It’s an evergreen that’s white. It lives like a moocher and looks like a ghost. It’s a genetic marvel, wrapped in an enigma.
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