” Plant, baby, plant ” Episode 1, Agroforestry

Today I am starting a series of articles about planting trees. Here we shall focus on agroforestry, next week we shall delve on the benefits of urban forestry and to conclude, in two weeks, we shall have a look at the Billion Tree Campaign. If some have “Drill baby drill” as their motto, I think… Continue reading ” Plant, baby, plant ” Episode 1, Agroforestry

The tremendous cost of vanishing forests

I know it since I read Collapse, Jared Diamond’s fantastic book about how various societies disappeared : trees matter ! Between soil erosion prevention and climate change mitigation, there are many reasons for keeping forests alive. Now comes a British study noting that the annual cost of deforestation is five trillion dollar. This research is… Continue reading The tremendous cost of vanishing forests