Without care, reforestation projects can damage ecosystems and be useless as carbon stores. Here's how to go about it the right way.
Europe is getting wilder as more people live in cities, but Naya's death shows this trend may have limits.
Much of the UK's farmland is unproductive. It could be put to better use storing carbon, offering recreation and providing wildlife habitat.
Restoring Britain's woodlands and peatlands isn't just a utopian dream.
Don't blame climate change for the 39,000 forest fires now incinerating huge tracts of the Brazilian Amazon. This environmental catastrophe is human-made and highly political.
Climate change is accelerating and species are dying out at a record rate. Experts imagine how inviting nature into our lives could help.
Could our best shot at stopping climate catastrophe be restoring forests on a massive scale?
Wildflowers, bees and butterflies – your lawn is a vibrant ecosystem waiting to be unleashed.
The abandonment of crops and pastures allows the natural regeneration of bushes and forests and the recolonization of fauna.
Wolves are not bad – they’re just trying to survive in a world where they are unwelcome.
The first step is admitting we have a problem, but what should come next to protect the planet?
Coral reefs get a lot of attention, but the world has lost almost all of its vital oyster reefs in the last few centuries.
Not all of the solutions to the climate and ecological crisis have to be painful.
George Monbiot talks with an ecologist about natural solutions to the climate crisis.
Rewilding is gaining popularity around the world, as a means to restore ecosystems to their ancient state. But just like Vegemite, Australian rewilding projects need to have a unique flavour.
In Europe, biodiversity is under threat. But three major trends mean we're still optimistic.
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.
Colombian researchers hope to revive an endangered species by rehabilitating monkeys confiscated from smugglers. The captive animals' struggles show that survival is not guaranteed.
Replanting the world's great forests should be a central demand at COP24.
Seems humans aren't the only ones moving into cities in ever greater numbers.