HOPE IN A CHANGING CLIMATE
The Loess Plateau in China serves as an example of a rehabilitated large-scale damaged ecosystem.
HOPE IN A CHANGING CLIMATE affirms it is possible to rehabilitate large-scale damaged ecosystems, to fundamentally improve the lives of people who have been trapped in poverty for generations, and to sequester carbon naturally. This approach has been dramatically proven on the Loess Plateau, the highland area in north central China. A degraded ecosystem of more than 35,000 square km of land now teems with life and supports the sustainable economic, social and agricultural activities of its people. How did they achieve this feat?