Kathleen Buckingham is a research associate for forest and landscape restoration at the World Resources Institute. Her research focuses on assisting stakeholders to plan and implement successful forest and landscape restoration strategies. She has a PhD in Geography and the Environment from the University of Oxford, an MSc Environmental Sustainability from the University of Edinburgh, and has extensive country experience in China.
Trees have become an iconic image of environmentalism — but that doesn’t necessarily mean we should plant millions of them. Why not? Find out in this opinion by an expert from the World Resources Institute for Feeding Development.