About this episode
The Scottish Highlands are known as an area of great natural beauty. One notable aspect of the area’s ecology is the relative lack of trees and woodland. In recent years, there have been concerted efforts to introduce more trees. However, Dr James Fenton argues that this fundamentally misunderstands Scotland’s environmental history, imposes southern ideas on the northern landscape, and risks undermining the unique ecology of the Highlands. More
Original Article Reference
This SciPod is a summary of Chapter 2 and Chapter 3 in the book Landscape Change in the Scottish Highlands: Imagination and Reality, by Dr James Fenton, which can be purchased at www.whittlespublishing.com/Landscape_Change_in_the_Scottish_Highlands
For further information, you can connect with Dr Fenton at [email protected]
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