The UK's new forest plan: 50 million trees over 25 years

The plan calls for 50 million trees planted over a 300-kilometre stretch of land.

by

    Campaigners say the United Kingdom is at risk of deforestation unless more trees are planted.

    That's why the government has backed a plan to create a new forest.

     

    Al Jazeera’s Emma Hayward reports from the north of England.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    How different voting systems work around the world

    How different voting systems work around the world

    Nearly two billion voters in 52 countries around the world will head to the polls this year to elect their leaders.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    The great plunder: Nepal's stolen treasures

    The great plunder: Nepal's stolen treasures

    How the art world's hunger for ancient artefacts is destroying a centuries-old culture. A journey across the Himalayas.