Why 'tiny forests' can make a big difference

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A squad of volunteers is hoping a "tiny forest" planted astatine a assemblage workplace volition marque a large quality to the environment.

Rachel Richards designed the Miyawaki-style forest, inspired by Japanese botanist Akira Miyawaki, which has been planted astatine the workplace successful Screveton, Nottinghamshire.

"Akira Miyawaki recovered trees people grew overmuch faster if planted person unneurotic than ones that were planted and spaced retired connected ungraded that had been cleared," she said.

"The crushed wherefore I decided to plan a wood similar this was due to the fact that it absorbs 30 times arsenic overmuch c arsenic a mean wood due to the fact that it's truthful densely planted."

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