TITLE

Offset plantations and the risk of 'bio-perversities'

AUTHOR(S)
Salt, David
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Ecos;Sep2012, Issue 175, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Blog Entry
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on carbon offset plantations, and its impact on local biodiversity. It states that planting trees to offset carbon emissions can affect ecology adversely. It will not only increase pressure on water resources, but will also cause introduction of new species that will work as weeds.
ACCESSION #
91687283

 

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