Welsh woman declares vindication after ‘guerrilla rewilding’ court case

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Sioned Jones convicted of stealing logs after 20 years of felling non-native trees in Cork Sioned Jones used to adore the landscape and wildlife of her adopted home in Bantry, a bucolic region in west Cork on Ireland ’s Atlantic coast. She planted vegetables and herbs, foraged for nuts and berries and observed birds, insects, frogs and lizards. Then, on land above her house, the state-owned forestry company Coillte planted a forest of Sitka spruce, a non-native species that Jones considered a dark, dank threat to biodiversity. Continue reading... …

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