Our ancient woodlands are being bulldozed | Patrick Barkham

“An area forested since 1100 – as Smithy Wood in Sheffield has been – should not be turned into a motorway service station, surely. But there is little protection.”  More at: www.theguardian.com

GR:  In my research on urban forestry I found that over the years, the greatest threat to nature in the city was the transportation department.  Since then, in studies of landscapes, I’ve found that the builders of energy transmission corridors are right up there with road builders in their disrespect for nature.

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