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#BigClimateFightback – Plant trees to tackle climate change

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

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#BigClimateFightback – Plant trees to tackle climate change

The Woodland Trust  is asking one million people to each plant a native UK tree to fight climate change after the government failed to meet targets.  ‘Big Climate Fightback’  campaign has been launched after figures showed just 1,420 hectares (3,500 acres) of woodland were created in England last year, far short of the 5,000-a-year (12,000 acres)  […]

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Trees for Cities

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

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Trees for Cities

Interesting facts about trees from  the Arbor Day Foundation: * A mature leafy tree produces as much oxygen in a season as 10 people inhale in a year. *A single mature tree can absorb carbon dioxide at a rate of 48 lbs./year and release enough oxygen back into the atmosphere to support 2 human beings.” http://chemistry.about.com/od/environmentalchemistry/f/oxygen-produced-by-trees.htm […]

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