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Free trees offered in Wales


Michael Cooper


December 2021

Since COP26, the pressure on governments from around the world to take practical action to curb the effects of the climate crisis has risen. On our own shores, the Australian government has weathered criticism for not doing enough, however when leaders from overseas act it is worth flagging the positive steps that they are taking.

The BBC have reported that in Wales that every household will be offered a free tree to plant in an effort to help tackle climate change. Welsh people will be given a choice of native species to plant in their gardens or have added to woodland on their behalf. Approximately 1.3 million trees will be made available by the Welsh government, in a scheme which will cost £2m.

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