A silver lining: do we have more trees now than in 1982?

A very commonly held opinion is that the number of trees in the world are decreasing over time. Indeed, that’s the opinion I held until recently. On the FAO’s website, it states: “Since 1990, it is estimated that 420 million hectares of forest have been lost through conversion to other land uses, although the rateContinue reading “A silver lining: do we have more trees now than in 1982?”