Reforestation consists of planting trees or entire forests on terrain that used to contain them.
Essentially, reforestation is used to bring back the environment to its former state following deforestation.
Firstly, reforestation can be used to improve the quality of human life since forests could soak up pollution and dust from the air.
Also, reforestation will rebuild natural habitats and ecosystems.
Moreover, reforestation will allow future harvests of resources, particularly timber. This will help local economies and thus reforestation is a great example of sustainable development.« Back to Glossary Index