All Posts by SEBASTIAN WRIGHT

Why is biodiversity important?

Biodiversity is when there are many species in an area. A species is a particular sort of plant or animal or insect. Natural forests which have never been cut down often have a lot of biodiversity. Once the forest is cut down it is hard to get this biodiversity back.

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Key considerations for anyone planting trees

Trees give lots of useful products like firewood, fodder for animals and timber. Different trees give different products and grow better in different areas. This means that there are lots of things to think about when choosing a type of tree to grow. Some trees are native to your area

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The benefits of growing trees and crops together

Trees can produce useful things like firewood, food for animals, material for building and natural fibres. However, areas where trees are growing could be cleared and used for food crops. It seems difficult to see how you can get both the useful products of trees and produce as much food

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