Woods & People: Putting Forests on the Map

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It seems that forests have never been more in the news than they are today. The part played by the tropical forests in sustaining the world's climate is well understood, but they are in drastic decline. Our own prehistoric forest was mostly destroyed thousands of years ago to make way for farming. Only since the First World War have practical measures been taken to reverse this trend of decline, and a century of tree planting has more than doubled Britain's forest cover. Most of the early thinking on tree planting in ...

Woods and People: Putting Forests on the Map 2010, The History Press Ltd, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780752452784

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