Ronny Rotbarth is a PhD candidate at Wageningen University in The Netherlands. He holds a Bachelor degree in Environmental Science and Ecology from the University of Stirling (Scotland) and a Master degree in Forest and Nature Conservation from Wageningen University.
Earth’s boreal forests circle our planet’s far northern reaches, just south of the Arctic’s treeless tundra. If the planet wears an Arctic ice cap, then the boreal forests are a loose-knit headband wrapped around its ears, covering large portions of Alaska, Canada, Scandinavia and Siberia. The boreal region’s soils have long buffered the planet against […]