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Climate change: Why planting more trees won't save us

Expanding forests can help bring down the amount of CO2 trapped in the atmosphere. But restoring these invaluable ecosystems is a complex business, and planting new trees can sometimes do more harm than good.

Interviewees featured in this episode:

Kate Hardwick, coordinator for Millennium Seed Bank Partnership at the UK’s Royal Botanical Gardens

Susan Cook-Patton, senior forest restoration scientist at The Nature Conservancy

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