New forest to be created in North East to promote a ‘greener future’

Enough trees are set to be planted to cover 35 football pitches in the first year, after receiving £480k in funding from Defra’s Nature for Climate Fund

Corporate demand for forest-related carbon removal ‘could generate $800bn annually by 2050’

The value of assets in the nature-based offsets market could skyrocket to $625bn by 2050, says a new report

Amazon invests $10m to help conserve US forests

Investment will help remove more than 18 million metric tonnes of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, equivalent to 46 billion miles driven by an average passenger vehicle

Forestry firm UPM signs €750m climate-linked revolving credit facility

The pricing mechanism of the syndicated revolving credit facility is linked to both the business’ biodiversity and climate targets

Earth ‘could support nearly a billion additional hectares of trees’

Acting as a carbon sink, these forests could potentially cut the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere by about a quarter

Forest fire
Is climate change making it harder for forests to recover after fires?

A group of scientists who have studied thousands of Douglas fir and ponderosa pine trees say the answer is yes

Yorkshire Water branches out to plant one million trees

Working with Yorkshire Water and Forest of Bradford, it aims to protect against floods and build a carbon sink

Wood you believe this new clean energy forestry partnership?

Ecotricity is partnering with the National Forest Company to help develop British woodland

Impacts of EU deforestation ‘must not be hidden’

EU countries should not be allowed to hide the impacts of forest policies that increase net carbon dioxide emissions. That’s according to an open letter written by a group of environmental scientists, led by Professor of Environmental Science and Policy, Dr Joanna House from the University of Bristol. EU forests grow more than they are harvested, […]

Space Agency returns to earth to protect forests

A Scottish firm has secured a £14.2 million contract from the UK Space Agency to monitor and protect rainforests. Sustainability software and developer Ecometrica won the work from the agency’s recently launched International Partnership Programme (IPP). The IPP aims to bring together expertise from the British space industry to provide green, economic or social benefits to underdeveloped […]