Tropical forests can still act as effective carbon sponges in a warmer world, research across three continents has found, but only if nations act quickly to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
Virtual tours of the UK’s forests have been launched to teach children about the work and jobs of the forestry industry.
The loss of pristine tropical forests has a far greater impact on climate change than previously thought, scientists have warned.
The oldest fossil forest in Asia has been discovered in the walls of clay quarries in China.
Police have issued a warning to motorists not to drive off-road as part of a bid to tackle the illegal use of vehicles within forests.