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

Amazon’s indigenous people ‘at risk as deforestation surges in tribal lands’

Advocacy group Instituto Socioambiental notes between January and October this year, more than 24,000 hectares of forest were cleared illegally within indigenous lands

Eco-packaging firm PALLITE plants 2,000 trees

It provided the trees to conservation charity Trees for Life, which is working to save Scotland’s ancient Caledonian Forest and the wildlife that lives in it

Yorkshire Water to plant 250,000 trees by 2020

The water company has set a target to ensure net zero carbon emissions by 2030

Amazon deforestation ‘could be slowed by planting bean trees’

The University of Exeter claims the trees would also have the benefit of helping smallholders make a living

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

London becomes the world’s first National Park City

Mayor Sadiq Khan will co-sign the London National Park City Charter today, which matches the long term goals in the Environment Strategy

Earth ‘could support nearly a billion additional hectares of trees’

Acting as a carbon sink, these forests could potentially cut the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere by about a quarter

Amazon rainforest ‘losing football pitch-sized area of trees every minute’

The rate at which trees are being chopped down has sharply accelerated since right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro came into power

Scotland smashes tree planting targets

Scotland’s Rural Economy Secretary said tree planting makes a critical contribution to tackling the global climate emergency