Rewilding farmland can protect biodiversity and sequester carbon, new study finds

Oct 19 2020


Restoring ecosystems on just 15 percent of the world’s current farmland could spare 60 percent of the species expected to go extinct while simultaneously sequestering 299 gigatonnes of CO2 — nearly a third of the total atmospheric carbon increase since the Industrial Revolution, a new study has found. If the land area spared from farming […]



Source: Genetic Literacy Project