An attempt to transform the Irish landscape with nature’s own carbon captors will see 22 million trees planted every year for the next 20 years. The ambitious plan is the equivalent of planting more than 6,000 Croke Park pitches every year until 2040. If successful, the area of land under trees could increase by 20 […]
Trees are so important for our planet, from giving us the oxygen we breathe, absorbing Co2, providing food, and homes for wild life – we can’t live without them. Yet, billions of trees are cut down each year to make room for agricultural land, development, or paper. Trees are one of our best defences against […]
NPR reports It was a lifesaving mission as dramatic as any in the months-long battle against the wildfires that have torn through the Australian bush. But instead of a race to save humans or animals, a specialized team of Australian firefighters was bent on saving invaluable plant life: hidden groves of the Wollemi pine, a […]
Figures released by the Woodland Trust show 1,064 ancient woodlands to be at risk of damage or destruction – the highest number since it started compiling the data in 1999. It is thought that this is just tip of the iceberg, as there may well be others it has not been notified of. Of these […]
Destruction of the forests can be swift. Regrowth is much, much slower.
Have you ever considered travelling around the world to volunteer with wildlife? Well you can! There are currently 173 opportunities in the world where you can participate in wildlife conservation projects. Wildlife conservation abroad is an incredible opportunity to help animals that are threatened by habitat loss and human influences. These locations offer the chance […]
The LA Times reported Save the Redwoods League raised nearly $16 million — more than half of it in four months — to close a deal for 530 acres of the Alder Creek Grove of giant sequoias. The century-old conservation group took title to the Sierra Nevada property on Dec. 30, realizing a long-held dream of […]