Essential oils quickly becoming nature's liquid gold for Australian farmers
"a farmer can grow shelterbelts that are oil bearing plants and they can make use of their shelter belts — both as a benefit to their sheep or cattle, or whatever animal they are running, but also get an income from the shelterbelt itself," he said.
The final tree is being planted in England’s largest new native forest, the Woodland Trust said.
More than 600,000 trees have been planted over 10 years at the Trust’s Heartwood Forest site in Sandridge, Hertfordshire, by 45,000 volunteers including more than 17,000 school children.
A recent ban on logging in Kenya has pushed charcoal prices to an all-time high, hitting the budgets of low-income households that use the commodity for cooking hard.
Latest market reports indicate that a bag of charcoal is currently retailing at Sh2,500 from an average of Sh1,500 three weeks ago, following the three-month suspension on logging in all forests.
The Bjarne K Dahl Trust is now operating as Eucalypt Australia. A not for profit discretionary Charitable Trust dedicated to promoting Australia's eucalypts through conservation, education or research.
The Trust was established from a bequest by Bjarne Klaus Dahl, a Norwegian Forester working and living in Victoria, Australia. Bjarne developed a true affinity with the Australian bush, and a particular love for Silvertop Ash, Eucalyptus sieberi, and left his entire estate to establish the Trust.