Forests

This Dutch scheme is using free trees to tackle climate change

Meer Bomem Nu has come up with the idea of collecting young trees and shrubs from areas where they aren’t wanted and giving them away to civilians and farmers to replant. Image: UNSPLASH/Kasturi Laxmi Mohit

Charlotte Edmond

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a map showing the forest area in million ha and share of fores area in total land area by country, 2020
South-West and South-East Europe have seen the biggest expansion in forest area over the past 30 years. Image: Forest Europe

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a map showing the annual change in forest area by country from 1990 - 2020.
South-West and South-East Europe have seen the biggest expansion in forest area over the past 30 years Image: Forest Europe
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