From 3D printing using plastic waste to growing cherry trees in the Himalayas, young people are not sitting idle while the world burns.
'Biodiversity offsetting' is a globally-significant conservation practice, but new research reveals offsets have mixed results.
Ecological literacy is needed to guide global tree planting initiatives to avoid damaging some ecosystems.
At best, planting trees won't be enough on its own to slow climate change. At worst, it's a dangerous distraction.
Could our best shot at stopping climate catastrophe be restoring forests on a massive scale?
Trees clean urban air, store carbon, slow floodwaters and can be used to design safer streets. Scholars are starting to calculate what these services are worth – a fitting topic for Arbor Day.
Forest communities have seen little or no change in improving livelihoods and stopping deforestation.