Stop planting more trees!

By Paul Homewood

 

h/t ianprsy

 

This is an excellent essay by farmer and nature writer, John Lewis-Stempel:

 

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I like trees. Sometimes I come over all Prince Charlesy and talk to ours, even pat their trunks. I have managed woods, written books praising trees, and I practise a bit of “agroforestry”, the farming system which combines trees with grass for grazing by Ermintrude, Shaun the Sheep, and Little Red Hen. But tree-planting in the UK is now a destructive mania. We need a moratorium on trees.

 

Full article here.

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December 23, 2020 at 04:00AM

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