2.5bn trees to be grown, restored or conserved by 2030

A new platform has been launched by the World Economic Forum, which will see more than 20 companies from 50 different countries help restore and protect forestry

‘Biodiversity decline by 2030 can still be stopped’

Five UK nature agencies have released a joint report calling for nature recovery to be considered just as important as net zero strategy

Dragonflies thriving from climate change?

A new report suggests that dragonfly numbers have heavily increased due to rising temperatures across the UK – but is this a bad thing?

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

COP26: GSK becomes Principal Partner for climate change summit

The pharmaceutical company is the ninth Principal Partner that will support the delivery of a successful and ambitious COP26, driving action on climate, nature and health targets in support of the summit’s ambitions

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, says foldAI

Halving livestock production ‘could reduce biodiversity losses by as much as 30%’

A new study published by alternative meat producer Heura suggests this could save up to 12,000 species annually

‘It is vital to tackle the climate crisis and the biodiversity crisis together’

That’s the suggestion from Melanie Coath, Senior Climate Change Policy Officer at the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, who told future Net Zero that ‘businesses could be looking at this a lot more’

Next government ‘must make nature central to tackling climate change’

Inaction on this issue will lead to ‘irreversible’ damage and unprecedented global warming, claims a new report released by WWF

YouTube launches campaign to plant 20 million trees by 2020

American YouTuber Jimmy Donaldson, known as MrBeast, launched the campaign