Plant the right trees in the right places – with the right fungal companions.
The bill promises to prevent environmental damage and harm where possible, but what will this entail?
“Will it become a wood again, how long will it take, which species will be in it?”
Eating bird food was also linked to a nearly four-fold increase in their breeding densities.
Is the UK government missing the wood for the trees?
We counted the number of standard trees in Australia. It turns out that since 1990, we’ve actually been gaining trees faster than losing them.
New findings show how changes in land use have complex effects on animal and plant species.
The UK’s official climate advisor recommends up to 50,000 hectares of new woodland each year by 2050.
Restoring Britain’s woodlands and peatlands isn’t just a utopian dream.
Could our best shot at stopping climate catastrophe be restoring forests on a massive scale?
Integrating trees into farming systems can improve farming, help the environment, and boost animal welfare too.
The 1967 Forestry Act is a barrier to integrated forest management in England & Wales.
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.
It’s as if Socrates’ remark that ‘the trees teach me nothing’ is very much still the attitude today.
During World War I, a youth organisation called the Order of Woodcraft Chivalry was set up, prompting similar groups attracting thousands of members.
Extreme weather will affect people and animals, as well as whole ecosystems. Research using satellites shows that ecosystems worldwide are vulnerable to collapse.
Australia may have reputation for vast areas of wilderness, but in reality the continent’s ecosystems have been chopped and diced. Now we need to protect what’s left.
In many parts of the world, Christmas and mistletoe are inextricably intertwined. But in the natural world, mistletoe has long fascinated naturalists and scientists.
Bat populations have been hammered by deforestation. Efforts like tree-planting schemes are a step forward, but they’re doomed to fail unless we apply a bit more local knowledge.