Planted building facades could slash energy bills, new study finds

‘Living walls’ can slash the amount of heat lost by more than 30%, according to new research

Government backs research on the link between nature and mental health

Seven centres will test how to support patients using green activities, including walking and cycling and tree planting

‘England has enough free space to triple existing tree cover across the country’

That’s the suggestion from Friends of the Earth, which has analysed unpublished Forestry Commission data and found there is sufficient suitable land for an additional 3.2 million hectares of trees in addition to existing woodland

Arsenal player starts delivering on his pledge to plant 3,000 trees for every win of his team

The football player has planted his first seeds after four wins from Arsenal

National Trust commits to planting 20m new trees in next decade

The organisation’s Director General Hilary McGrady has announced a series of new initiatives to tackle climate change

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UK government ‘spends less than £1 per person per year on tree planting’

That’s the claim from Friends of the Earth, which says spending on planting and management in the UK has been in overall decline for several decades

Cornwall Council’s climate plan grows roots with £30m forest scheme

The local authority plans to plant thousands of new trees in a bid to tackle climate change

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

New hollow electricity poles ‘could cut wood use by 85%’

A total of 60,000 wooden electricity poles are needed in the UK every year