Category: The Business of Reforestation

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Soil Erosion Prevention in Indonesian Agriculture

Cultivating Resilience: Soil Erosion Prevention in Indonesian Agriculture

eyesonindonesia Introduction Soil erosion, like a silent thief, robs our land of its fertility and threatens our future. In Indonesia, where lush landscapes meet torrential downpours, this menace looms large. But fear not! By embracing sustainable practices, we can turn the tide. Let’s delve into the challenges and solutions that will safeguard our soil and…
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The Dance of Carbon: How CO₂ Shapes Our Forests

eyesonindonesia 1. The Love-Hate Relationship with CO₂ Plants and trees have a complex relationship with carbon dioxide (CO₂). On one hand, CO₂ is their lifeblood—a vital ingredient for photosynthesis, the magical process that turns sunlight into energy. During this dance, plants absorb CO₂, release oxygen, and grow. But like any intricate tango, there’s a twist:…
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Reforestation in Indonesia

Reforestation in Indonesia

A Green Path to Climate Resilience and Prosperity eyesonindonesia 1. Mitigating Climate Change: A Forested Shield Indonesia’s lush rainforests have long been a treasure trove of biodiversity, but they also play a critical role in mitigating climate change. Here’s how reforestation efforts are a beacon of hope: Carbon Capture and Storage Reforestation acts as a…
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Carbon Footprint Reduction

Indonesia’s Strategies for Carbon Footprint Reduction

eyesonindonesia Indonesia, a nation rich in biodiversity and facing the challenges of climate change, has been actively working toward reducing its carbon footprint. Here are the key strategies the country is implementing to pave the way for a more sustainable future: 1. Balancing Growth and Emissions Reduction Indonesia recognizes the delicate balance between economic growth…
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Greener Pastures: Reforestation Taking Root in Indonesia’s Mining Scars

Indonesia, a nation rich in natural resources, faces a significant challenge: the environmental and social consequences of widespread mining activities. However, a promising solution is emerging – reforestation efforts are reclaiming despoiled lands, offering a glimmer of hope for a more sustainable future. Ground Zero: Where Reforestation Efforts Thrive The most significant reforestation initiatives are…
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How planting trees is bringing clean water to a tropical nation

How planting trees is bringing clean water to a tropical nation

The Dominican Republic’s forests are being cut down for grazing land – and it’s also having a serious effect on the water supply. Is planting new trees a natural solution to the crisis? by Lucy Sherriff / BBC Nothing, not even a drop, came out. Even the pipes, which usually gurgled in anticipation, stayed silent.…
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The race to build climate-resilient coral reefs

The race to build climate-resilient coral reefs

Novel restoration methods can speed up the recovery of threatened corals – but for a lasting impact, they need to be backed by action to stop ocean warming, reports Chris Iovenko. A new ally may help speed up the race to restore devastated coral reefs in Australia: robots, combined with mass-manufacturing techniques. Around the world,…
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The ‘dark earth’ revealing the Amazon’s secrets

Amid the discovery of a lost city in the Amazon rainforest, scientists are uncovering a different kind of relic underground – one that’s still being used today. Deep within the Amazon, Mark Robinson was up to his knees in buried treasure. Together with an international team of scientists, Robinson was on an expedition to a…
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100 million trees for Borneo

100 million trees for Borneo

On the island of Borneo, many forests have been cleared to make way for oil palm plantations or mining. That’s having a disastrous effect on nature. So the 100 Million Trees project aims to bring back the forests. Watch the video on DW

Financing Nature

Financing Nature

Closing the Global Biodiversity Financing Gap Foreword and Executive Summary The world is in the midst of one of the most dramatic extinction episodes in history. The signs of biodiversity loss are everywhere. Tropical forests, our greatest stores of biodiversity and carbon, are in retreat. Coastal wetlands, vital to migratory birds and fisheries and also…
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