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Restoring 'Our Once and Future Planet'

Irish journalist Paddy Woodworth has passion for environmental writing. But he’d never heard of a “restoration” project until he was at the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa and took part in a prairie weekend in 2003. That visit to a prairie restoration project started a global journey. Paddy spent years visiting restoration projects in Costa Rica, New Zealand, Chicago, and in his own backyard in Ireland. His book is “Our Once and Future Planet: Restoring the World in Climate Change Century. “Paddy Woodworth joins us to discuss the challenges restoration projects face. (Photo: Flickr/CIFOR)

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