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Reforestation is the planting of trees within an existing stand

Reforestation : All you need to know

Reforesting agricultural or forestry plots involves complex processes and special techniques. Here we review this practice designed to restore forest ecosystems across the world.

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Ecuador: creating virtuous synergies to safeguard Amazonia

From 4 to 16 March 2021, Stéphane Hallaire, founder and President of Reforest'Action, and Marc Palahi, Director of the European Forest Institute and President of the Circular Bioeconomy Alliance (CBA), travelled to Ecuador to meet indigenous people living in the Amazon as well as representatives of the Ecuadorian government. Their goal? To move towards a common approach to help save the Amazon rainforest.

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What is a forest garden?

Forest gardens, or garden forests, are ecosystems based on a permaculture approach to food production. They thrive on the synergies achieved by the diversity of species planted.

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The Global Forest Summit: an annual meeting to monitor commitments to forests

After a first edition in 2021, the Global Forest Summit will be held on March 24. Co-organized by Reforest'Action and the Open Diplomacy Institute, and with a ten-year ambition, it will bring together all stakeholders to monitor the main global forest trends by 2030 and encourage action.

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International Water Day: paying tribute to a major ally of forests

22 March is World Water Day. This global celebration was set up by the United Nations in 1993 to highlight the importance of fresh water for all living things and the need to make it accessible to all.

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Bocage hedges are vegetal fences

All you need to know about hedgerows: definition, composition, regulations and cost

The hedgerows began to disappear from the French farming landscape in the 1970s. This was a time when many farmers were forced to increase yields if their holdings were to survive. We have since become aware of how important and useful hedgerows are on many levels, and they are now starting to reappear in our countryside.

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Planting a tree requires several prerequisites

When and how to plant a tree

Planting a tree should not be a matter of guesswork. Here is an overview of techniques and tips on how to go about it.

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Déforestation importée

What is the impact of EU consumption on global deforestation?

Today, France and the EU act on products sold in Europe that contribute to global deforestation. Why is this a major issue for both the environment and biodiversity?

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Planting trees in agroforestry

What is agroforestry?

Agroforestry is a farming method that combines trees, crops and sometimes livestock. It is an age-old practice that preserves the ecological properties of the land while improving crop yields.

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1999 storms: How Lothar and Martin damaged Western European forests

"Martin" and "Lothar", the devastating storms of 1999 wreaked havoc on European soils. From December 24 to 28, powerful winds approaching 180km/h blew over France, affecting 6% of the French forest.

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