Defra partners with Forest for Cornwall to drive regional tree planting

Growing, protecting and restoring trees, forests and woodlands can help reduce carbon emissions, encourage biodiversity and nature recovery, grow the sustainable timber market and improve people’s health and wellbeing

Listen to the trees – can AI unlock forest secrets in the battle against climate change?

Smart sensors in forests could help give us a picture of their health and ability to capture carbon

BP invests $5m in carbon offset company

The investment will enable Finite Carbon to launch voluntary carbon offset programmes for businesses for sustainable forest management

Could urban trees mean we can leaf air conditioning emissions behind?

New research released by the Forestry Commission suggests green spaces and plants within towns and cities can reduce air temperatures by up to 4°C

Tree planting
Australia commits to planting a billion new trees

The nation expects the scheme will help remove 18 million tonnes of greenhouse gases per year by 2030

Valuable wetlands ‘disappearing three times faster than forests’

Wetlands are considered among the world’s most economically valuable ecosystems and essential regulators of the global climate

Forests storing greenhouse gases ‘crucial to tackling climate change’

UK scientists say replacing forests with crops for bioenergy power stations that capture carbon could instead increase the amount of emissions