George Monbiot talks with an ecologist about natural solutions to the climate crisis.
'Natural climate solutions' are vital. But huge plantations of the same tree should not count.
No records of the size of Native American populations before 1492 and the arrival of Europeans survive. A new study has found answers.
Human conflict can bring isolation to environments, which helps the local ecology thrive. After the war has ended, the return of nature is a poignant memorial and symbol of peace.
Replanting the world's great forests should be a central demand at COP24.
Planting trees is a popular way for companies to clean up their image. Unfortunately, it may cause more problems than it solves.
A new survey has identified millions of hectares of forest in dryland areas, a finding that boosts the total global forest cover by 9% and has significant consequences for carbon budgets.
Science was instrumental in working out how to clear brigalow forest to make way for farming in the 20th century. Now it's trying to bring these iconic forests back.
New research shows that we'll have to remove carbon from the atmosphere for any chance of keeping warming below 2C.
Extensive deforestation has been found to be a major cause of rainfall decline in Western Australia during the 1980s. A study…