Desert-adapted species are vulnerable to climate change: Insights from the warmest region on Earth

Vale, C. G., & Brito, J. C. (2015). Desert-adapted species are vulnerable to climate change: Insights from the warmest region on Earth. Global Ecology and Conservation, 4, 369-379. Climate change is eroding biodiversity and conservation…
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More trees for more water in drylands: myths and opportunities

Sheil, D., & Bargués-Tobella, A. (2020). More trees for more water in drylands: myths and opportunities. ETFRN News. The restoration of tree cover influences water availability. Many people—some experts too—believe incorrectly that…
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Dryland forests and agrosilvopastoral systems: water at the core.

Del Campo, A. D., González-Sanchis, M., Ilstedt, U., Bargués-Tobella, A., & Ferraz, S. (2019). Dryland forests and agrosilvopastoral systems: water at the core. Unasylva 251: Forests: nature-based solutions for water, 251(1), 27. Dryland…
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The global tree restoration potential

Bastin, J. F., Finegold, Y., Garcia, C., Mollicone, D., Rezende, M., Routh, D., ... & Crowther, T. W. (2019). The global tree restoration potential. Science, 365(6448), 76-79. Climate change is expected to cause an increase in the global…
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Balancing the environmental benefits of reforestation in agricultural regions

Cunningham, S. C., Mac Nally, R., Baker, P. J., Cavagnaro, T. R., Beringer, J., Thomson, J. R., & Thompson, R. M. (2015). Balancing the environmental benefits of reforestation in agricultural regions. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution…
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Toward an era of restoration in ecology: successes, failures, and opportunities ahead

Suding, K. N. (2011). Toward an era of restoration in ecology: successes, failures, and opportunities ahead. Annual review of ecology, evolution, and systematics, 42. As an inevitable consequence of increased environmental degradation and…
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Combining ecological, social and technical criteria to select species for forest restoration

Meli, P., Martínez‐Ramos, M., Rey‐Benayas, J. M., & Carabias, J. (2014). Combining ecological, social and technical criteria to select species for forest restoration. Applied vegetation science, 17(4), 744-753. Question: How to…
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Priority setting for scaling-up tropical forest restoration projects: Early lessons from the Atlantic Forest Restoration Pact

Melo, F. P., Pinto, S. R., Brancalion, P. H., Castro, P. S., Rodrigues, R. R., Aronson, J., & Tabarelli, M. (2013). Priority setting for scaling-up tropical forest restoration projects: Early lessons from the Atlantic Forest Restoration…
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Afforestation, restoration and regeneration – Not all trees are created equal

Lawson, S.S. and Michler, C.H., 2014. Afforestation, restoration and regeneration - Not all trees are created equal. Journal of Forestry Research, 25(1): 3−20 DOI 10.1007/s11676-014-0426-5. Undulations in weather patterns have caused climate…
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Restoring tropical forests from the bottom up

Holl, K. D. (2017). Restoring tropical forests from the bottom up. Science, 355(6324), 455-456. Recent initiatives at regional, national, and global scales have called for unprecedented levels of forest restoration to counteract decades…
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A policy-driven knowledge agenda for global forest and landscape restoration

Chazdon, R. L., Brancalion, P. H. S., Lamb, D., Laestadius, L., Calmon, M., & Kumar, C. (2017). A policy-driven knowledge agenda for global forest and landscape restoration. Conserv Lett 10: 125–132. The global restoration movement…
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Large-scale reforestation and afforestation policy in Spain: A historical review of its underlying ecological, socioeconomic and political dynamics

Vadell, E., de-Miguel, S., & Pemán, J. (2016). Large-scale reforestation and afforestation policy in Spain: A historical review of its underlying ecological, socioeconomic and political dynamics. Land Use Policy, 55, 37-48. Spain had…