The last couple of weeks of political headlines in the UK have seen something that I didn’t expect to see: a sudden competition between political parties in the UK over who will plant the most trees as part of their proposed solution to the climate crisis.
As Scorched Earth to Forest Haven looks to raise £575,000 to support the replanting of Vietnam’s lost forests, we look at some of the tree species that will be used to regreen this extraordinary landscape.
WLT conservation partner in Borneo, Hutan, had the great pleasure of hosting the renowned actress Dame Judi Dench and her partner naturalist David Mills during filming earlier this year of Atlantic Productions programme: Judi Dench’s Wild Borneo Adventure.
We saw it together, a vermilion splash of colour amidst the canopy. Through my binoculars further brief glimpses were revealed through small gaps between the leaves: black feathers, flashes of red and the fact that it was huge.