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Is it too late to save Britain’s ash trees?

Can Britain’s trees be saved?

13 June 2020

9:00 AM

13 June 2020

9:00 AM

Once we wrote poems when we lost our trees. Now we just watch them rot. In 1820 John Clare was moved to mark the end of a single tree he had loved: ‘It hoples Withers droops & dies.’ In 2020, so many English trees are dying that it would take a library of Clares to record the casualties.

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