40,000 trees face felling by National Trust after surge in ash dieback

Woods that inspired Beatrix Potter and John Constable in danger after hot, dry spring speeds up…

Support UK farmers to meet climate targets, ministers told

Green campaigners call for clarity on tree-planting and on interim subsidy systemFarmers need more support from…

Country diary: an ancient forest offers protection from the elements

Glen Feshie, Cairngorms: These trees are the remnants of a coniferous rainforest that spread across Britain…

Australia's stinging trees: if the snakes and spiders don't get you, the plants might | Irina Vetter, Edward Kalani Gilding and Thomas Durek

Noxious nettles with venom similar to that of scorpions are helping scientists understand pain and how…

Shoots and leaves: the shotgun scientist who hunts moving trees

As forests evolve in the face of climate crisis, some surprising methods are being used to…

Brazilian wildlife under pressure – in pictures

Creatures of the Amazon, one of the earth’s most biodiverse habitats, face an ever-growing threat as…

Amazon 'condemned to destruction' as fires proliferate across Brazil

The vast rainforest is experiencing a repeat of last year’s devastating blazes and critics say Bolsonaro…

Rampant destruction of forests ‘will unleash more pandemics’

Researchers to tell UN that loss of biodiversity enables rapid spread of new diseases from animals…

Specieswatch: violet carpenter bee – an exotic, heavyweight arrival to UK

This southern European native, first spotted breeding in 2007, is still rare due to a lack…

Special branches: the nominations to be England's tree of the year – in pictures

A sycamore laced with the shoes of jubilant students, a haunted oak bound in chains and…