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afforestation

reegle definition:

The establishment of a forest by artificial methods, by planting or seeding on land where trees have not historically grown (at least not for 50 years). Planting of new forests on lands that have not contained forests before, originally for hunting.

Wikipedia definition:

Afforestation is the establishment of a forest or stand of trees in an area where there was no forest. Reforestation is the reestablishment of forest cover, either naturally (by natural seeding, coppice, or root suckers) or artificially (by direct seeding or planting). Many governments and non-governmental organizations directly engage in programs of afforestation to create forests, increase carbon capture and sequestration, and help to anthropogenically improve biodiversity. (In the UK, afforestation may mean converting the legal status of some land to "royal forest". ) Special tools, e.g. tree planting bar, are used to make planting of trees easier and faster.

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