Categorie: Forests

Pakistan Has Planted Over A Billion Trees

Pakistan hit its billion tree goal in August 2017 – months ahead of schedule. Now, the hills of the country’s northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are alive with newly planted saplings. The massive reforestation project...

Gambia: Our Forests Crying For Help

Forests are very vital for life, home to millions of animal and tree species, protect the soil from erosion, produce oxygen, store carbon dioxide, and help control the climate. Forests are also vital for...

A protected area of the Rawa Singkil wildlife reserve in Trumon, South Aceh is being burnt for a new palm oil plantation. Photograph: JANUAR/AFP/Getty Image

UK defies EU over Indonesian palm oil trade

UK is pushing for a deal that would boost imports linked to deforestation despite EU moves to ban unsustainable palm oil, diplomatic papers reveal. The UK is defying EU institutions to push for a...

Heavy rain and gales lashing parts of Italy have killed at least 17 people and razed thousands of hectares of forest, destroying 14 million trees.

Over 14 million trees destroyed in Italy

Heavy rain and gales lashing parts of Italy have killed at least 17 people and razed thousands of hectares of forest, destroying 14 million trees. Areas across the country have been affected by the storms this week, which created...

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