People think that Britain's wind-swept barren uplands are natural, but they're in fact a deforrested man-made landscape that would recover given the chance.
This is Fidjadalen, Norway, which has very similar geology and climate, in 1927 vs now. All it takes is the removal of grazing pressure.
@tomjwatson Yes, OVERgrazing is bad.
Check this #TED talk about how properly managed grazing can even reverse desertification...
Fosstodon is an English speaking Mastodon instance that is open to anyone who is interested in technology; particularly free & open source software.