We need trees. We really need trees but they’re disappearing, often without people making enough fuss about it. Valerie Gwinner at the Center for International Forestry Research warns us of ‘invisible extinction’ threatening the genetic diversity of trees across the world.
Dr Gwinner says that the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization will soon release a report on the State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources. If you see that report before I do, please tell me so. Meanwhile you can see more under my ‘tree’, ‘forest’ and ‘woodland’ tags.