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Growing Bigger Prickly Hedges Can Reduce The Chance Of Extreme Weather - And A Lot More

In highlighting how Britain lost half its hedgerow network in only 75 years following the post-WWII move to modernise farming, a recent report from the Council for the Protection of Rural England points out how hedgerows can reduce climate warming by naturally helping to remove CO? from the atmosphere. Simply allowing existing hedges to get bigger could double overall carbon sequestration capacity (the process of capturing and storing atmospheric CO?). [Read Full Article]