A Korea Forest Service researcher tends plants at the National DMZ Botanical Garden in South Korea. Pictures: Jonas Gratzer

North Korea’s ravaged forests and the South Koreans ready to replant them

The Korean peninsula was left denuded by decades of colonial rule, war and hardship, but today forest cover in South Korea is double the global average, and it aims to export its green expertise across the 38th Parallel

Topic |   Korean peninsula

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A Korea Forest Service researcher tends plants at the National DMZ Botanical Garden in South Korea. Pictures: Jonas Gratzer
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