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Tropical tree nursery at Planeta Verde Reforestación S.A.'s plantation in Vichada Department, Colombia
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A 15-year-old reforested plot of land
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A 21-year-old plantation of red pine in Southern Ontario

Reforestation is the natural or intentional restocking of existing forests and woodlands (forestation) that have been depleted, usually through deforestation. Reforestation can be used to rectify or improve the quality of human life by soaking up pollution and dust from the air, rebuild natural habitats and ecosystems, mitigate global warming since forests facilitate biosequestration of atmospheric carbon dioxide, and harvest for resources, particularly timber, but also non-timber forest products.

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