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October 25, 2021

A new article in Ambio looks at new patterns of reforestation through counterurbanization and looks at how this pathway could have a growing global effect.

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January 25, 2021

Understanding the pathways of alternative forest transition involves the integration of land science, forest succession theory and invasion ecology. Land science explains the availability of sites to be reforested. The species composition of new forests depends on the availability of propagules, dispersal agents and competitive relationships between species (forest succession theory). Invasion ecology explains the role of introduction areas (which are often associated with residential use) of exotic species in the successional process.

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