You don’t have to plant eucalypts

The coolest trees to plant for a warming climate by Clive Blazey.

You don’t have to plant eucalypts

On Black Saturday in 2009 – the hottest day ever recorded in Victoria at 46°C – we were hiking in Tasmania, oblivious to the catastrophe unfolding because we were walking in a temperature of just 26°C.

When we came back into phone range, a close friend sent pictures of the bushfires that totally destroyed his house and farm.

We learned later when we visited that it was the oak ...

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