Plants on the Moon!

Scientists claim that “for the first time in history” terrestrial plants have grown in lunar soil

Yara slows production due to high gas prices

The hike in European natural gas prices has led to the company more than halving the production levels of its ammonia and urea factories

Animal loss halves plants’ ability to cope with climate change

The extinction and depletion of mammals has heavily impacted the survival of plants

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

Kew Gardens collection digitised to combat climate change

The government will invest £15m to make the world’s largest collection of plant and fungal specimens available anywhere in the world for free

Robots farm more sustainably than humans

A California-based company is developing an artificial intelligence solution to the carbon footprint of agriculture

Unmapped plants put biodiversity at risk

Plants that are increasingly disappearing miss the ‘gold standard’ of scientific research, experts warn

Plants feel down too! Stress in plants can now be measured

The technology is designed to detect stressful plant conditions, including drought, heat, cold and light stress

England’s ten largest landowners ‘must grow more trees’

That’s the call from Friends of the Earth, which claims some of the biggest landowners in England have woodland cover ‘even lower than the weak national average’

Plants ‘scream’ when being cut

Researchers from Tel Aviv University, Israel, have suggested plants stressed by drought or physical damage may emit high-frequency distress noises