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The conversion of tropical forests to farmland is a key driver of the current extinction crisis. With the present rate of deforestation unlikely to su...Read more
Tropical rainforests are a global conservation priority. Robust arguments supporting rainforest conservation can attract funding and shape land-use ma...Read more
Forest area is increasing in temperate biomes through active and passive restoration of old fields. Despite the large extension of restored forests, t...Read more
Throughout the tropics, regenerating secondary forests occupy vast areas previously cleared for agriculture and cattle ranching. However, despite the ...Read more
Since the mid-20th Century, Europe has experienced an unprecedented forest expansion associated with the abandonment of rural landscapes. Secondary fo...Read more
Tropical conservation strategies traditionally focus on large tracts of pristine forests but, given rapid primary forest decline, understanding the ro...Read more
Secondary and plantation forests are becoming increasingly widespread in the tropics. A recent meta-analysis on the impacts of land-use change on trop...Read more
Secondary forests growing on cleared lands and tree plantations are becoming increasingly widespread land-uses in the tropics. Previous studies are di...Read more
The UN declaration of the Decade of Ecosystem Restoration 2021-2030 emphasizes the need for effective measures to restore ecosystems and safeguard bio...Read more
Because of continuing degradation or deforestation in areas of undisturbed primary forest, there is a need to study the relative merit of strategies t...Read more