Tree cover in England could triple without encroaching on rare habitats like peat bogs

INEWS reports tree cover could jump from 10 per cent to 35 per cent of England within just a few years, while protecting valuable grasslands, peat bogs, and other carbon-rich stores, Forestry Commission data suggests.

In total an additional 3.2 million hectares of trees could be planted on ‘low risk’ land, Friends of the Earth said. 

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