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Report Sees Profit in Restoring Degraded Land

There’s money to be made planting trees, according to a new report.

Around the world, an area larger than all of South America has been deforested, eroded, drained or salinized.

Governments have pledged billions to restore hundreds of millions of hectares.

What’s missing are the businesses to make it happen.

WATCH: Report Sees Profit in Restoring Degraded Land

The new report, called “The Business of Planting Trees,” aims to make the case to reluctant investors that restoring the world’s 2 billion hectares of degraded land represents an untapped opportunity.

With demands on land rising and climate change closing in, the world needs every hectare to read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com