China Is Bright Spot in Dark Report on the World’s Diminishing Forests – Andrew C. Revkin

From the New York Times:

Widespread tree planting in has slowed the rate at which the earth’s forested area is dwindling, but the clearing of tropical , much of it in areas never previously cut, continues to grow, according to a new United Nations report.

The study was published yesterday by the United Nations Food and Organization, based in Rome, and is online at fao.org/forestry.

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