The importance of capturing management in forest restoration targets

Jung, M., Lesiv, M. ORCID:, Warren-Thomas, E., Shchepashchenko, D. ORCID:, See, L. ORCID:, & Fritz, S. ORCID: (2023). The importance of capturing management in forest restoration targets. Nature Sustainability 6 1321-1325. 10.1038/s41893-023-01192-8.

[thumbnail of Revised_Manuscript_accepted.pdf]
Revised_Manuscript_accepted.pdf - Accepted Version
Available under License All Rights Reserved.

Download (452kB) | Preview
Project: Geo-Wiki


The restoration of tree cover has been placed at the top of international policy agendas, yet often, the ‘type’ of restored forests can be widely different, with consequences for biodiversity and livelihoods. Here we used a map of forest management types to assess the extent of managed forests in recent tree cover gains globally. We call on policymakers to differentiate forest management as a distinct element of reforestation targets.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Geo-Wiki
Research Programs: Advancing Systems Analysis (ASA) > Novel Data Ecosystems for Sustainability (NODES)
Biodiversity and Natural Resources (BNR)
Biodiversity and Natural Resources (BNR) > Agriculture, Forestry, and Ecosystem Services (AFE)
Biodiversity and Natural Resources (BNR) > Biodiversity, Ecology, and Conservation (BEC)
Biodiversity and Natural Resources (BNR) > Integrated Biosphere Futures (IBF)
Advancing Systems Analysis (ASA)
Depositing User: Luke Kirwan
Date Deposited: 14 Aug 2023 17:07
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2024 12:41

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item