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Dr Danilo Mollicone

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Discovery of “hidden forests” adds to global forest area


Scientists have shown there is at least 9% more forest cover across the globe than was previously assumed. By using very high resolution satellite imagery available through the Google Earth, they found an additional 467 million hectares of forest in the world’s drylands – arid areas that cover 42% of the Earth’s land surface. A...