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The monetary value of biodiversity

Swiss bee colonies, for example, have been shown to ensure “a yearly agricultural production worth about US$ 213 million by providing pollination,” and the value of an improved microclimate from 400,000 trees planted by local authorities in Canberra [Australia] has … Continue reading

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Please take care of our trees

No-one seems to care What tree, stand here or there Elm, Willow, Ash or Oak Care can’t be said for city folk.  Urban sprawl, shows development blight Green gives way, – concrete sweeps unrelenting Grey tentacles of concrete, mocks the … Continue reading

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