Tree wise men

日期:2019-03-03 03:11:08 作者:双站 阅读:

The mayor of Paris, Jacques Chirac, has appointed a scientific committee of six ‘wise men’ to give an ‘independent expert opinion’ on all questions affecting trees in the French capital. The move is widely seen as an attempt to defuse controversy over the cutting down of trees in Paris. Increasingly, Parisians have been staging protest actions when trees in their area are cut down to make way for new buildings or underground car parks. The committee will supervise the management of the city’s existing trees, advise on new species and disease control,