CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from Trees, woodland and forest UK and is for news and comment in that context.
  • Over 25,000 oppose quarry extension into ancient wood, (Aug 02, 2023) — "Over 25,000 of you joined us in responding to the consultation on the shocking proposal."
  • Oaken Wood: The largest destruction of ancient woodland this century, (Jul 17, 2023)
  • Cornish farm launches project to triple UK’s temperate rainforest, The Guardian (May 08, 2023)
  • Costa Rica restored its ravaged land to health. The rich UK has no excuse for such complete failure, George Monbiot, The Guardian (Apr 21, 2023)
  • The Guardian view on Plymouth’s lost trees: an act of vandalism, Editorial, The Guardian (Mar 27, 2023) — The protesters are right. Felling more than 100 trees at night was disrespectful to both local people and nature
  • ‘A disgrace’: more than 100 trees cut down in Plymouth despite local opposition, The Guardian (Mar 15, 2023)
  • Plymouth residents fight to save trees, Wicked Leeks (Feb 08, 2023)

2022[edit | edit source]

  • The UK needs to plant 120 million trees per year by 2025. Can it be done?, Positive News (Dec 02, 2022)
  • Lost rainforest could be revived across 20% of Great Britain, The Guardian (Oct 21, 2022)
  • Trees, forests, scrub and hedgerows provide vital sources of habitat, food and shelter for an extraordinary array of wildlife. The problem is we don't have nearly enough of it here in the East, Wild East (Mar 14, 2022) — Hugh Somerleyton, one of WildEast's Founders argues we must strive for a wetter, wilder and woodier landscape for the benefit of all
  • More than eight million trees lost this winter in the UK, BBC News (Feb 16, 2022)
  • A tussle over tree planting, Wicked Leeks (Feb 04, 2022)

2021[edit | edit source]

Britain's lost rainforests could return in post-Brexit plans, Dec 25[1]

Woods for wildlife and people get £16m funding boost in England, Jun 9[2]

The 'messy' alternative to tree-planting, May 25[3]

2020[edit | edit source]

Local councils can be both arrogant and enabling. They chop down the trees overnight in Doncaster …and ask the citizens to plan their foliage and foresting in Frome, Nov 23...[4]

'UK's first tiny forest' in Witney helps urban environment. Mar 10...[5]

National Trust unveils woodland expansion and tree planting projects as part of plan to become carbon net zero by 2030.[6] Jan 9

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