London is a Forest by Paul Wood | Hardie Grant Publishing

London is a Forest


Can a city be a forest? At first glance, this does not chime with our childhood idea of the ‘wild wood’ – a dark entanglement of trees, where humans fear to tread. But a forest does not need to be dense and impenetrable, and it’s not unheard of for people to live in them either.

In London, 8.6 million people are crammed into just 600 square miles alongside 8.3 million trees, and millions upon millions of other plants, insects and animals. According to one UN definition, this makes the city a forest. The Forestry Commission agree, describing London as the world’s largest urban forest. And it’s a very special, urban forest at that.
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ISBN:

9781787133419

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

192

Dimensions:

21cm x 13cm

Weight:

540g

RRP:

£12.00

Category:

Home & Garden

Publisher:

Quadrille Publishing Ltd

Published:

02 May 2019

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Paul Wood