restoration Archives - State of the Planet

banyan tree in forest

Restoring Land for Livelihoods Can Have Ecological Benefits, Study Suggests

Acoustic recorders detected promising changes in the soundscape after a restoration project in India.

by |January 26, 2023

The Revival of Tibbetts Brook: An Environmental Victory for the Bronx

The 21st century has seen enormous progress in understanding the importance of adding green space and utilizing ecosystem services in New York City. The Tibbetts Brook project will keep our water cleaner and provide a new mile-long green space in the southern Bronx.

by |January 23, 2023
Two young men on a motorcycle carry a goat between them as they drive through a giant sandstorm, called a haboob

Land Restoration Can Profoundly Benefit People and the Environment

A recent webinar highlighted how returning land to a more natural state can help the climate, the local environment, and nearby communities.

by |October 26, 2020

The Tribe That Brought a Damaged Shoreline Back to Life

How the Shinnecock Indian Nation Tribe in Long Island, NY, transformed a desolate and barren stretch of shoreline to protect their land from erosion and sea-level rise

by |September 18, 2019

Biotherapy: Technology Assisted Wetland Revival

Coastal Wetlands provide homes for migrating and native birds, protected areas for hatcheries, flood mitigation and an unrivaled biodiversity of microorganisims that serves as the basis of the marine food chain. Nature here works hard to compensate for an increasingly heavy human footprint.

by |October 1, 2012