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Tree planting is an essential part of sustenance and survival

Tree species across the world are dying, yet we are only just learning how crucial they are to life on Earth, whether they are in the city or in the country

By Jim Robbins  /  The Guardian

Before I began this journey I felt planting trees was a feeble response to the planet’s problems. No longer. As the proverb asks: “When is the best time to plant a tree?” Twenty years ago. “The second-best time?” Today.

Jim Robbins is author of The Man Who Plants Trees.

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