Even After Plantations Are Abandoned Primary Forests Do Not Return
Eucalyptus plantations in southern India that were abandoned and left to recover for nearly 40 years are still far from resembling the primary forest surrounding them.
A Forest on California's Central Coast Is in Danger. So Are the Butterflies That Live There.
Southern California's Ellwood Mesa, with nearly 80 acres of protected eucalyptus forest, is a refuge for the vanishing western monarch butterflies during the winter months. But the state's most recent drought has left the future of the forest in jeopardy.