"The commercial harvesting of
timber, for use or sale, is often considered a prime cause
of the disappearance of forests. But it need not be, and under
proper management it never is ..... the mere cutting of timber
need not seriously harm the woods. What does the damage is
the prevention of regrowth thereafter."
H.L.Edlin, Trees, Woods and Man, 1956.
you click one of the buttons below you begin a process that
will enable you to donate money toward the creation of 100
new jobs, suited to a low-carbon economy. In order to encourage
broad interest and involvement in
we have tried to make the categories accessible to everyone.
Details of the project will be updated weekly on Facebook,
Twitter, tumblr and Myspace. Any enquiries relating to the
need to create these jobs can be directed to those who trade
fresh-air on global commodity markets.
We have not set a final figure, seeking instead to share as
much as possible between as many as possible. In areas where
no applications are made to create these jobs, we will seek
to support established woodland-based businesses by enabling
access to technology, which will help maintain local jobs.
going to cost at least £10,000 to equip and train each
individual to be ready to work, and if we are to create 100
new jobs then the sums are fairly straightforward:
needs to raise £1million.