Reforesting land and preserving our forest ecosystems are in line with number 13 and 15 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that recommend to halt deforestation, restore forests and other natural habitats that have been degraded and damaged by over'exploitation, substantially increase afforestation and reforestation, all of which are vital actions for mitigating the impact of climate change and conserve and sustainably use biodiversity and ecosystems.
We need to quickly protect the remaining primary and intact forests, while increasing reforestation and afforestation.
Up to a third of emissions reductions needed by 2030 for the Paris agreement (less than 2°C) could be obtained with these natural climate
Griscom et al. 2017