Will More Trees Cause More Rain?
A recent study has found that planting trees in areas where there have previously been no trees can reduce the effect of climate change by reducing temperatures and increasing rainfall.
Reforestation campaign in Burkina Faso (file photo).
The Daily Observer, 7 February 2013
Stakeholders in forestry and conservation have reinforced the call for the protection of the country's forest cover, with a view to avoid its further depletion. read more »
The Times of Zambia, 4 February 2013
CLIMATE change presents a real threat to human development and is already undermining production sectors like agriculture which has the highest potential to reduce poverty. read more »
AlertNet, 28 January 2013
A new study boosts support for the physics behind a controversial theory that forests play a significant role in determining rainfall, creating atmospheric winds that pump moisture ... read more »