UK to sell half of forests

Conservationists worried as government plans to sell off about 150,000 hectares of forest land.

    The UK government has confirmed plans to sell off up to half of its state-owned forests to private companies.

    The around 150,000 hectares of land could be used for commercial development, which worries many conservations.

    Harry Smith reports from Sherwood Forest, one of England's most popular woodlands.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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