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Video: Dave Bishop on tree-planting VERSUS bio-diversity in #manchester #beyondthecarbonbudget

Dave Bishop, who will be launching his “biodiversity in Manchester” report at the “Beyond the Carbon Budget” event on Tuesday 16th July, 12.45pm Friends Meeting House, on why planting (ash) trees is not a panacea for biodiversity loss. WARNING: Contains … Continue reading


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Ash Dieback and Tree Planting: An Intimate Connection?

Dave Bishop, MCFly’s biodiversity correspondent, on Ash Trees and Manchester… A couple of years ago, persons unknown planted an Ash tree on Chorlton Ees. The tree is elaborately staked and mulched and protected with a rabbit guard – in an … Continue reading

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