2 September, 2017 − Warming winters in the US enable the invading southern pine beetle to leave a trail of devastated trees that could stretch as far north as Canada.
29 August, 2017 – Capital city trees could deliver even more capital. Green fingers could convert urban grime into folding money and combat global warming at the same time.
16 August, 2017 – Foresters are being urged to plant tree species resilient to climate change to save the timber industry as Swiss trees swelter.
6 August, 2017 – Paying for forests conserves a vital world resource. But somebody must pay the locals a tangible share of the intangible global gains.
28 July, 2017 – Concerned that palm trees vital to his home country are vanishing in large numbers, a scientist has devised how to count them for conservation.
24 July, 2017 – Timber rots, cement crumbles, metal corrodes: plastics are there for ever. By 2050 there could be 12 billion tonnes in the world’s landfills.
20 July, 2017 – When the food source fails, the hunter too is at risk. Africa’s hungry aardvarks offer a lesson in climate hazards.
16 July, 2017 – Climate change could be bad news for humans. But there is one indestructible survivor which will live through even a catastrophe.
12 July, 2017 – Planet Earth is undergoing a “great extinction,” researchers say – and we need to worry much more about the annihilation of biology.
9 July, 2017 – Climate change is likely to bring bad times for many bee species, and tricky sex problems for marine turtles too.
6 July, 2017 – Wildfire is a natural hazard – and a natural part of the grassland ecosystem. Against expectation, the world’s fires are burning low.