Citizens of Africa's second-most populated country broke a world record when they planted 353,633,660 tree seedlings on Monday as part of a national reforestation campaign.
New Australian research finds that, when a neighborhood's green space leads to better health outcomes, it's the canopy of trees that provides most of the benefits.
The country's historic 2016 peace deal with former FARC guerrillas closed a chapter on a half-century of armed conflict but also caused rapidly accelerating forest loss in remote regions of the country.
Inside a climate-controlled laboratory at the Duarte Nursery outside Modesto, an experiment is taking place that could help determine what food we will eat for decades to come.
A new study found the loss of forest cover significantly increased in four countries that recently declared peace after years of war.
The logging industry argues that cutting down old-growth trees is good for forest management, but the science says otherwise.
Increased flooding in the Tidal Basin due to a sinking sea wall is creating unfriendly conditions for the iconic tree.
A new report accuses European companies of importing illegally harvested wood from the Democratic Republic of Congo.
A recent study shows that, while intact forests are playing a large role in absorbing CO2, it's only a fraction of the amount human activity creates.
Eucalyptus plantations in southern India that were abandoned and left to recover for nearly 40 years are still far from resembling the primary forest surrounding them.
Younger plants are able to extract carbon from the air and incorporate it into their biomass more quickly than mature trees.
Many citizens pushed back against a government-backed urban greening program due to an abiding mistrust of the city and its officials.
The millions of Americans who buy a Christmas tree at a farm this year are agritourists too.
Two men carry freshly cut conifers to be used as Christmas trees at the Gut Kuehren plantation in Kuehren near Kiel, northern Germany.
New research suggests that the rate of change in tree composition within the Amazon basin lags by two orders of magnitude behind the change in climate.
Workers help prepare a Christmas tree for sale at a Holiday Sale Christmas Tree lot on November 29th, 2018, in Miami, Florida.
Researchers warn that an area of Brazilian Amazon rainforest bigger than Ireland is at risk of losing its legal protection.
Haiti's deforestation is largely driven by small-scale farming and charcoal production, which involves harvesting wood and heating it to remove water and volatile compounds.
The small South Pacific island nation has become a major supplier of Chinese-imported timber.
According to a new analysis, tropical forest loss currently accounts for 8 percent of the world's annual carbon dioxide emissions.
A cloned aspen grove that's thrived for millennia is feeling the pressure of just 50 years of human activity.