Good stories about nature over the past year

New Year has come and I’m getting back to my blog. The forest is sleeping under snow and I want to start this year with good scientific news over the past year (2018).

Tree cover increased

All we heard, that our planet is losing its tree cover. Changes in land use considerably alter the Earth’s energy balance and biogeochemical cycles. However, a study published in Nature journal found that the overall percentage of trees on the planet has actually increased over a 35-year period by 7 percent.…

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