‘Walking forest’ in Leeuwarden

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Since May, volunteers have been transporting the native trees planted in wooden containers along a 3.5km stretch through the centre of the northern Dutch city of Leeuwarden, giving people an opportunity to experience an alternative, greener future. “We are a … Continued

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

The Return

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As billions of people isolated around the world in 2020, villagers from Sarayaku, a Kichwa community in the Ecuadorian Amazon, headed deeper into the forest to escape the coronavirus pandemic, after floods due to deforestation destroyed their houses. The journey, … Continued

The Compass: Under The Canopy

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This is the title of three programmes on the World Service about forests; the first programme was first broadcast on Wednesday March 3rd. See https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/w3ct2cb1. In the first programme:- “Jessica unpicks the profound role that forests play in our imaginative … Continued