Colombia wants to plant 180 million trees: Is it a realistic goal?

Mongabay discusses whether Colombia’s goal, to plant 180 million trees, is a realistic goal.

  • The Colombian government announced that this year they’ll initiate the most ambitious tree planting plan in the country’s history.
  • Experts question, though, whether the goal of 180 million trees will be achieved and if the survival of the trees will be guaranteed.
  • Some experts also say that the country’s ambitious plan, including details about selection of areas destined for restoration, the purchase and monitoring of seedlings, and more.

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