Trees and forests

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Fate of Amazon rests on Brazil election, say experts
Further destruction under Bolsonaro could push vital rainforest past irreversible tipping point

Damian Carrington Environment editor

30, Sep, 2022 @12:08 PM

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My volunteering trip to help bring a fire-ravaged Portuguese forest back to life
Five years after wildfires tore through its woods, an inland area between Porto and Lisbon is still working to restore its ecosystems – and is open to offers of help from visitors

Oliver Balch

29, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘Unique’ autumn show predicted for UK trees – but decline may follow
National Trust says dazzling display this year may be reversed if trees continue to face extreme summers

Steven Morris

29, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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World’s central banks financing destruction of the rainforest
Corporate bonds intended to inject liquidity into markets profited companies engaged in deforestation

Andrew Downie in São Paulo

28, Sep, 2022 @8:46 AM

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Back from the brink: how bison, bears and beavers returned to Europe
After centuries of hunting and habitat loss, wolves, whales, elk and other key species have made a comeback across the continent, a new report says

Phoebe Weston

27, Sep, 2022 @4:00 AM

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Autumn has arrived in the UK – but the season is not like it used to be
There’s a new season’s beauty in the Fens, but also signs of altered behaviour by flora and fauna stressed by the milder weather

Donna Ferguson

25, Sep, 2022 @12:00 PM

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‘It’s a miracle’: Gran Abuelo in Chile could be world’s oldest living tree
100ft alerce has estimated age of 5,484, more than 600 years older than Methuselah in California

John Bartlett

23, Sep, 2022 @1:00 PM

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‘This land belonged to us’: Nestlé supply chain linked to disputed Indigenous territory
Investigation reveals cattle raised on Mỹky territory ended up in global supply chain including food giant

Elisângela Mendonça, Andrew Wasley and Fábio Zuker

22, Sep, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Drought threatens UK government’s mass forestry scheme
Tree project is central to net zero plan, international conference in London hears

Helena Horton Environment reporter

21, Sep, 2022 @3:56 PM

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Country diary: Pool-reflected glory of colour and light
Glen Feshie, Cairngorms: A silent current of air disturbs the water and the reflected world is split into a trembling mosaic

Merryn Glover

21, Sep, 2022 @4:30 AM

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‘Part of the same land’: Lebanese and Syrians join forces to fight wildfires
Volunteer firefighting service is bringing refugees and local people together to save Akkar province’s ancient woodlands

Lemma Shehadi in Akkar

15, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘Wobbly’ moon probable cause of mass tree deaths in Australia, scientists say
Analysis of satellite imaging shows correlation between fluctuation in mangrove canopy cover and lunar nodal cycle

Donna Lu

14, Sep, 2022 @6:00 PM

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