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Why are trees so important?

Trees are vital. As the biggest plants on the planet, they give us oxygen, store carbon, stabilise the soil and give life to the world’s wildlife.

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Trees play a vital role in supporting communities of birds, mammals, insects, lichen and fungi. With our interactive map you can discover some of the most remarkable and beautiful trees in Regent's Park.

Regent’s Park is a busy and very popular playground for Londoners and visitors. It’s home to the London Zoo, an open-air theatre and lots of sports facilities. Yet it’s still a great place to appreciate nature in the capital, with a diverse range of environments including woodland and wetland, as well as open meadows and formal gardens. The great trees of the park are its crowning glory.

Why are trees so important?

Trees are vital. As the biggest plants on the planet, they give us oxygen, store carbon, stabilise the soil and give life to the world’s wildlife.

Find out more »

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