More and more we find that Mother Nature has the solution to all our mistakes and environmental abuses. What amazes me is that we somehow still look for the magic pill solutions. In this case, as this tone of the article suggests, this valuable tree will be farmed as an attempt to recover what we have destroyed. Again, our approach is off.
No monoculture solution will fix anything.
Yes, plant them en masse, but take the time to see what other plants live best with them and plant them as well. Plants have evolved for millions of years together to help protect each other. That is the wisdom and mindset that must be adopted.