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Desertification

Forest loss and degradation can lead to soil erosion by wind and water, and even to the desertification of entire areas – a phenomenon hastened by climate change. Sustainable forest management and restoration can protect soil from erosion, provide windbreaks to prevent desertification, and regenerate degraded areas with new forest growth and plantations.

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Wildfires have played a critical role in shaping our environment. Iconic tree species, such as the giant sequoia, even depend on fire...

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