The countryside and the climate crisis

10th May 2021

The countryside can help in the fight against the climate crisis, one of the greatest challenges facing humankind.

Take the hedgerow, a common feature of the countryside. Hedgerows store carbon in their trunks, roots and soil. They also support wildlife such as invertebrates and small mammals.

Learn about other ways that the countryside, including the people who live there, contribute in the fight against the climate crisis:

Countryside is key: the top five ways the countryside can tackle climate change.

Solo female walker along path by field