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Mind the gap: Managing forests for multiple benefits

Frankfurt am Main,11/22/2018. European forests have a lot on their plate: they are supposed to produce timber, offer spaces for recreation and store carbon. A new study by scientists of University of Bern and the Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre now reveals, that forests with old trees, many different shrub species, and gaps in the canopy may be best suited to achieve this. This indicates how forestry may be optimized. However the ‘perfect forest’ does not exist, making compromises inevitable the researchers write in the journal “Nature Communications”.

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