Drax cuts down primary forests in Canada, BBC investigation finds

BBC Panorama claims that some of the wood pellets which are being burnt at Drax Power Station to produce electricity come from primary forests in Canada

Not enough cops to save the Amazon

Is the rainforest suffering because of a blind eye to deforestation?

‘Forests losing ability to take CO2 from the air’

This is as temperatures rise and plants struggle to keep cool and photosynthesise

Northvolt unveils plans to develop wood-based batteries with Stora Enso

They intend to use lignin-based hard carbon produced with wood, with the aim of developing the world’s first industrialised battery featuring anode sourced entirely from European raw materials

Are the UK seas the largest carbon sinks?

UK scientists will work on creating a map of the UK’s “blue carbon” reservoirs

UK forests to get £5.8m protection

Tree diseases are rising alongside global temperatures

Ukraine to plant 1bn trees in three years

The Eastern European nation is looking to use forestry as a natural answer to battling climate change

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