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Vikings Razed the Forests. Can Iceland Regrow Them?

Published: 23 October 2017

The country lost most of its trees long ago. Despite years of replanting, it isn’t making much progress.

GUNNARSHOLT, Iceland — With his flats of saplings and a red planting tool, Jon Asgeir Jonsson is a foot soldier in the fight to reforest Iceland, working to bring new life to largely barren landscapes.

Former Euroforester Master Student Jon Asgeir Jonsson in an interesting article about restoring forest on Iceland.

Find the artical HERE