The forestry industry wants to remove damaged logs from native forests after the bushfires. But our wildlife needs them now more than ever.
Village Forests under the Social forestry Scheme can not only reduce poverty but also deforestation, study finds.
Drones have proven extremely useful for research, collecting detailed data to help monitor hard-to-access areas.
John Evelyn's 1664 work 'Sylva' called for a mass tree planting campaign.
The winter of 2018-19 claimed 200 reindeer in Svalbard, Norway, according to a recent census.
The species which surround a tree in a forest make up the character of its neighbourhood. Good neighbours can make forests resilient to climate change.
Since 2008, Landsat data has been free for the world to use, spurring new applications and scientific research. But that door could soon slam shut.
Integrating trees into farming systems can improve farming, help the environment, and boost animal welfare too.
Without an array of ecosystems and species, it's tough for farmers to grow crops or ranchers to raise animals.
Logging in the Thomson Catchment could reduce water supply by the equivalent of 600,000 people by 2050.
Planting trees is a popular way for companies to clean up their image. Unfortunately, it may cause more problems than it solves.
As California reels from another devastating fire season, environmental resource scholars explain how the state – and other fire-prone areas – can better prepare and coexist with wildfires.
A historian of wildfires explains the difference between urban and rural fire cultures, and what it means for protecting communities in fire-prone rural areas.
More logging will occur in NSW if conservation areas are rezoned by the state government.
Deriving fuel from trees costs more than wind and solar power and it emits more carbon than coal. There are many heated debates about this kind of energy, known as forest or woody biomass.
Europe loses as many trees to storms each year as Poland produces in timber. Until now, the models for predicting which trees are at risk have not been good enough.
The federal government is considering watering-down laws against importing illegal timber, but this flies in the face of international evidence.
It’s as if Socrates’ remark that 'the trees teach me nothing' is very much still the attitude today.
Bob Brown's successful High Court challenge to an anti-protest law in Tasmania will cause many states to review their own protest laws.
A forest that is also a disturbing memorial to Mussolini recently burned down.