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Telecoupling science shows China's forest sustainability packs global impact
December 19, 2013
As China increases its forests, a Michigan State University (MSU) sustainability scholar proposes a new way to answer the question: If a tree doesn't fall in China, can you hear it elsewhere in the world? Because China's supersized global role makes each domestic decision a world event, MSU's University Distinguished Professor Jianguo "Jack" Liu shows how China's efforts to sustain forests influences other countries, and in turn how those changes may rebound to China.
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