Forest management not so hot at fighting warming

Tree-planting strategies in Europe make climate change worse, study suggests

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LEAFY GREENS  Tinkering with Europe’s forests has increased populations of dark-leafed conifer trees that reflect less sunlight (pine forest in Germany, shown), compared with lighter-colored broad-leaved trees, and so has failed to alleviate climate change, new research shows.

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