Forests the size of France regrown since 2000

An area of forest the size of France has regrown naturally across the world in the last 20 years, a study suggests. The restored forests have the potential to soak up the equivalent of 5.9 gigatonnes of CO2.

Uganda is Getting 3 Million New Trees

The plan is to plant more than 3 million trees, supporting long-term and large-scale restoration of the Albertine Rift Forests. The area is an important habitat for endangered African species.

Pakistan's virus-idled workers hired to plant trees

Since Pakistan locked down to try to stem the spread of COVID-19, unemployed day laborers have been given new jobs as "jungle workers", planting saplings as part of the country's 10 Billion Tree Tsunami programme.

Ireland to plant 440 million trees by 2040

This drastic action proposal is part of Ireland’s commitment to combat climate change and protect the country from the potentially devastating effects of global warming. Ireland plans to be a zero carbon emissions country by 2050.

Students in the Philippines must plant 10 trees to graduate

The new law called the "Graduation Legacy for the Environment Act," it is seen as a valuable opportunity for young people to take action against climate change and hopes to fix deforestation in Philippines.

German 12-Year-old Boy Plants 1Million Trees

Felix Finkbeiner is on a mission to get children around the world to plant a million trees in every single country for his booming Trillion Tree Program.

Reforestation is transforming northwestern Pakistan

Once arid hillsides have now become lush green woodland in northwestern Pakistan, where hundreds of millions of trees from 42 different species have been planted as part of the “Billion Tree Tsunami” program.

New Zealand Government Announces Plan to Plant 1 Billion Trees

The government of New Zealand has just unveiled an ambitious set of environmental policies that are destined to take an aggressive stance against climate change in the future.

Dallas is building America’s biggest urban nature park

Dallas, USA is about to become one of the greenest cities in America – by building the country’s largest urban nature park.

Volunteers In India Plant 50 Million Trees In One Day

More than 800,000 people in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh joined together to break the world record for most trees planted in a single day.

How a city in Bangladesh famously won its war on air pollution

Bangladeshi city Rajshahi took steps like planting trees and introducing battery-powered rickshaws to dramatically cut air pollution.

India Is Set To Spend Over $6 Billion On Restoring Their Forests

The Indian government is planning on spending an impressive $6.2 billion on reforesting parts of the country. The scheme, which has unilateral support and has already been passed by members of India's lower house of Parliament, is now just waiting to be passed by the upper house.

To cut heat deaths, Louisville needs 450,000 more trees

Extreme heat is a growing hazard for cities around the world. A case study on Louisville, Kentucky offers recommendations that could significantly reduce the number of people who die annually from heat-related causes

Ecosia, the search engine that plants trees

Ecosia is the search engine that plants trees. Ecosia donates at least 80% of its surplus income to a tree-planting program, currently in Burkina Faso.