Solutions journalism is news about how communities and organizations are responding to social and environmental problems. This collection contains solutions stories that detail ways that people around the world are trying to stop deforestation and promote restoration of temperate forests. In New Mexico, they are turning to traditional land management practices, like selective logging, in order to mitigate the chances of destructive fires. Similarly, Californians are using controlled burns to protect their forests from wildfires. Another story provides an out of the box solution of moving trees and ecosystems as climates everywhere stray from what they have been for centuries. Maine is using its vast forests to incentivize people to reduce their carbon footprint and a DNA database that was created to track trees will make it easier to catch and ultimately stop illegal logging.
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