Mass planting of UK-native broadleaf woodland "economically impossible"

The UK needs mass planting of non-native timber species rather than native woodlands to meet its climate change commitments, according to John Healey, professor of forest sciences at Bangor University.

by Gavin McEwan
Image: Russel Wills (CC BY-SA 2.0)
Image: Russel Wills (CC BY-SA 2.0)

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