Forest

Forestry Deal Is Key to Protecting the Planet

Adam Matthews | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Adam Matthews

Over the first week of the UN climate change negotiations in Poland we have seen the alarming results of studies showing increased decline of tropical forests. It is clear from newly available data from satellite monitoring stations that there are now growing areas being deforested as a result of illegal logging, agriculture and mining.

Indigenous Rights Are Key to Rio+20’s Vision of Sustainability

Fiona Watson | Posted 21.08.2012 | UK Politics
Fiona Watson

If we cannot ensure the survival of the Amazon's last nomads who probably more than any people, define what it is to live sustainably, and who ask for nothing other than respect for their land and way of life, what will that say about the path humanity is heading down?

Reflecting On Nature: Mirrored Art Installed In Scottish Forest

Posted 17.07.2012 | Home

Vestige by Rob Mulholland Glasgow-born conceptual artist Rob Mulholland has installed a new artwork in a Scottish forest that you could easily ...

PHOTOS: Bear Tumbles Out Of Tree After Being Hit By Tranquiliser

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 27.04.2012 | UK

A black bear which wandered onto a university campus in the US state of Colorado was filmed falling from a tree after being tranquillised for the safe...

Lansley Pledges To Stub Out Cigarette Packet Branding

PA | Posted 13.04.2012 | UK Politics

The government will pave the way for cigarette packets to be stripped of all branding, Health Secretary Andrew Lansley has said. The coalition's pu...

Body Found In Rural Reservoir Being Treated As Suspicious

PA | Posted 28.11.2011 | UK

The death of a man whose body was found near a reservoir is being treated as suspicious, police have said. The discovery was made on Sunday in the ...

Smoking Ban in Cars: How Dare the BMA Dictate How We Live Our Lives?

Simon Clark | Posted 17.01.2012 | UK Politics
Simon Clark

International studies show that, in the overall scheme of things, smoking is a very minor distraction compared to fellow passengers, unruly children, changing a CD or retuning the radio. Perhaps we should ban them too, just in case.

World Goes Into 'Ecological Debt'

PA | Posted 26.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- The world has gone into "ecological debt", having used up more resources and produced more waste this year than the planet can co...

Edinburgh's Fight For The Forest

Ruth Dawkins | Posted 21.10.2011 | UK Entertainment
Ruth Dawkins

Unless you've been wrapped up in your own wee world, (which is entirely possible for the numerous journalists, performers and visitors who are in Edinburgh during the Fringe), you've probably heard the news about the Forest Café.

Indigenous Peoples Pushed to Margins

Davinder Kumar | Posted 08.10.2011 | UK
Davinder Kumar

As the UN observes the International Day of the World's Indigenous People at its headquarters in New York today, a reclusive community of indigenous people in Philippines prepares for another restless night of fear and uncertainty.