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.

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    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.


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