The importance of forestry

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-latin-america-58743367 Large parts of South America are facing the most severe drought in nearly a century. At threat is one of the largest waterways in the region, the Paraná water system that millions of people in Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina … Continued

COVID and tree planting

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/science-environment-56944931 NHS workers at Wales’ largest hospital are creating a woodland to offset the carbon emissions and waste that came from the machines needed to treat patients with Covid-19. Staff on the critical care unit at the University Hospital of … Continued

A trillion trees

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A worldwide planting programme could remove two-thirds of all the emissions that have been pumped into the atmosphere by human activities. “…forest restoration isn’t just one of our climate change solutions, it is overwhelmingly the top one…” Professor Tom Crowther … Continued

Tree planting 2015

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These pictures were taken at Honeydale Farm in March 2015. Much of the water will have been soaked up by the growing trees. NB The pictures are on Flickr. Click one and see bigger sizes.