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  • Lula’s victory in Brazil comes just in time to save the Amazon – can he do it?, The Conversation (Nov 02, 2022)
  • Mangrove forests: How 40 million Australian trees died of thirst, BBC News (Aug 14, 2022)
  • How Gabon saved its forest elephants, BBC News (Jun 19, 2022)
  • Trees, tools and training, Tree Aid (May 11, 2022) — Tree Aid working with entrepreneurs to grow sustainable businesses in Africa's drylands
  • Forests in the tropics are critical for tackling climate change – yet the people showing how are being exploited, The Conversation (Apr 28, 2022) — Fair deal for field workers needed
  • Amazon rainforest reaching tipping point, researchers say, BBC News (Mar 08, 2022)
  • The "Great Green Wall" of the Sahel, promising to halt the Sahara's advance, inspires both science and arts, The Alternative UK (Feb 20, 2022)
  • Amazon deforestation: Record high destruction of trees in January, BBC News (Feb 12, 2022)

2021[edit | edit source]

COP26: World leaders promise to end deforestation by 2030, Nov 2 [1]

Natural Forests First, Nov 2 [2] ...Ecological restoration Europe

Why tackling deforestation is so important for slowing climate change, Nov 1 [3]

Up to half of world’s wild tree species could be at risk of extinction, Sep 1 [4]

The 'messy' alternative to tree-planting, May 25 [5]

Forest the size of France regrown worldwide over 20 years, study finds, May 11 [6]

Brazilian Amazon released more carbon than it absorbed over past 10 years, Apr 30 [7]

2020[edit | edit source]

Amazon deforestation surges to 12-year high under Bolsonaro, Nov 30 [8] ...Brazil

The "Generation Restoration" responds with brilliant projects to plant one trillion trees across the planet [9] Nov 5

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With social media and academics, Thai villagers save ancestral forest. [10] Sep 29

They stopped a toxic relief road. So why not use that energy to establish a forest commons? An empowering tale from North Yorkshire [11] Jul 29 ...Yorkshire and the Humber

'Sweet City': the Costa Rica suburb that gave citizenship to bees, plants and trees [12] Apr 29

Planting 1 trillion trees might not actually be a good idea. [13] Jan 31

2019[edit | edit source]

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Amazon rainforest 'close to irreversible tipping point'. [14] Oct 23 ...Brazil

Indonesia haze causes sky to turn blood red. [15] Sep 23

World 'losing battle against deforestation'. [16] Sep 12

Amazon deforestation accelerating towards unrecoverable 'tipping point'. [17] Jul 25 ...Brazil

Is there a zebra in your community woodland? [18] Apr 24 ...Trees, woodland and forest UK

Norway Is The First Country In The World To Ban Deforestation, More Countries Need To Follow Suit. [19] Apr 5 <brt>

2018[edit | edit source]

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We need to bring back the wildwoods of Britain to fight climate change, Isabella Tree. [20] Nov 26 ...Trees, woodland and forest UK

2,000 new trees for San Francisco - and less carbon in the air, too, Apr 19 [21]

Paris Plans a Suburban Forest Five Times the Size of Central Park, Feb 14 [22]

A eureka moment for the planet: we’re finally planting trees again, Feb 13, John Vidal [23]

2017[edit | edit source]

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100m trees to be planted till 2021 under Green Pakistan’s initiative, Dec 3 [24]

New Zealand Government to Plant 100 Million Trees Yearly, Oct 24 [25]

Regreening the planet could cut as much carbon as halting oil use, Oct 17 [26]

India plants 66 million trees in 12 hours as part of record-breaking environmental campaign, Jul 3 [27]

China constructs first Forest City to fight air pollution, Jun 26 [28]

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#50MillionTrees: how young people are fighting deforestation in Tanzania, Jun 5 [29]

Stressed street trees: mapping the urban forests to save them – and us, Mar 27 [30] ...Melbourne

Meet the teen planting 150 trees for every person on Earth, Mar 11 [31]

National Community Conservation Resilience Initiative workshops held in Africa, Feb 22 [32]

Indonesian president hands over management of forests to indigenous people, Feb 20 [33]

2016[edit | edit source]

Mapping Urban Trees in 11 Cities, Dec 30 [34]

Collect Earth: Google and FAO launch new forest tool, Nov 11 [35]

NASA scientist is using drones to plant 1 billion trees per year, May 24 [36]

2015[edit | edit source]

The world's 3 trillion trees, mapped, September 16 [37]

New map reveals ‘astronomical’ scale of human impact on forests, September 2 [38]

2014[edit | edit source]

New online tool tracks tree loss in 'near real time', February 21 [39]

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