It might surprise readers that Britain even has temperate rainforests, but fragments of these habitats remain along the Atlantic coast – and this week a project launched to expand them.
The Wildlife Trusts, a conservation charity, embarked on a 100-year initiative to protect and enlarge Britain’s temperate rainforests, thanks to a £38m donation from the insurance firm Aviva.
Rainforests grew all along the Atlantic coast of Britain hundreds of years ago, but now cover less than 1 percent of the island. They are …
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Original title: Aviva helps restore rare native British rainforests