Afforestation is the process of planting trees in an area where there was no previous tree cover. This is typically done with the goal of creating a new forest ecosystem or restoring an area that has been degraded due to deforestation, natural disasters, or other factors.
Wahid Bhat is an environmental journalist with a passion for covering climate change and environmental issues. He holds a degree in English Journalism (EJ) from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication and has received Media Fellow for NFI India (National Foundation for India) and Thomson Reuters Foundation. Wahid's reporting has been published in a range of respected outlets including Earth Journalism, Global Village Space, The Quint, Youth Ki Awaaz, and Devdiscourse Wahidb@groundreport.in