Economy of Trees

Trees are pleasant to have around us. They offer protection from harsh sunlight and shelter from the rain. They provide homes for whole ecosystems and nesting places for birds. But there’s no escaping that they can be a nuisance. Roots spread and cause disruption to roads, pavements, and buildings. Branches have to be chopped if they pose a risk to falling onto vehicles or people. All this comes at a cost. But what is the true value of a tree? Continue reading Economy of Trees