Local people are caught in an impossible situation – stay home and starve or venture out to buy food, potentially bringing the virus home too.
The rising demand on the world market for cocoa has put pressure on Ghana's forests.
Protected areas in Nigeria are generally hampered by limited funds and resources.
The forestry industry wants to remove damaged logs from native forests after the bushfires. But our wildlife needs them now more than ever.
A new study revealed that indigenous territories store more than half the carbon in the Amazon forest.
Without care, reforestation projects can damage ecosystems and be useless as carbon stores. Here's how to go about it the right way.
In the absence of animals to help larger trees reproduce, forests are suffering.
Restoring Britain's woodlands and peatlands isn't just a utopian dream.
California's new plan to fight global climate change is innovative. But it raises tricky ethical questions with no easy answers.
Reversing the damage from fires in Brazil's rainforest is not as simple as allowing trees to grow back. Decades of research shows how fires degrade their long-term health and utility.
A researcher based in Fairbanks, Alaska, links 2019's record-breaking wildfires in far northern regions of the world to climate change, and describes what it's like as zones near her city burn.
A new report calls land key to solving climate change. The good news is that there are strategies for reducing carbon emissions from land use that can also produce economic and social benefits.
Remains of a 365m-year-old forest of extinct lycopsid trees has been found in China.
Once hunted into corners of North America, black bears have expanded across the continent since the early 1900s. But bears that end up living near people aren't seeking close encounters.
Protecting land from being developed intuitively may seem like a drag on local economies, but research in New England finds that it has the opposite effect.
At best, planting trees won't be enough on its own to slow climate change. At worst, it's a dangerous distraction.
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.
Could our best shot at stopping climate catastrophe be restoring forests on a massive scale?
Restoring tropical rainforests is good for the climate, wild species and humans. But where to start? A new study pinpoints locations that will maximize benefits and minimize negative impacts.
The abandonment of crops and pastures allows the natural regeneration of bushes and forests and the recolonization of fauna.