Chapter Seventeen: The Ecological Benefits of Improving the Quality of Forests
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Many commentators claim that China's ecological system will substantially improve if its forest coverage rate rose from 20 to 30 percent. The latter figure is seen as a tipping point that, if met, would set China's woodlands on the path of a virtuous cycle of recovery. Some believe that building large, manmade, single-species forest is the most expedient and effici…

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Shen, Xiaohui, “Chapter Seventeen: The Ecological Benefits of Improving the Quality of Forests”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 28 March 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-6002_crpn_C9789004168008_037>



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