Ban on moving oak trees in south-east of England due to invasive moths
Government curbs transfer of trees to and from affected areas to limit spread of oak processionary mothsThe government has restricted the movement of oak trees in south-east England due to a rise in the numbers of a toxic, invasive moth species.The oak processionary moth was first spotted in the capital in 2006, near Kew Gardens in south-west London, after the eggs were imported on an oak from Europe. The insects, whose caterpillars produce tiny hairs that can cause allergic reactions in humans, feed on the leaves of oak trees. Continue reading...
Celý článek: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2023/may/30/ban-on-moving-oak-trees-due-to-invasive-oak-processionary-moth
Zdroj: The Guardian