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Image for Norway steps up the fight against illegal deforestation with a £12m fund
Norway steps up the fight against illegal deforestation with a £12m fund The cash pot, announced this week, will be spent on expanding an Interpol taskforce to investigate the gangs that drive illegal deforestatio... Environment World
Image for Scientists awarded for their ‘pioneering’ mobile app to combat illegal logging
Scientists awarded for their ‘pioneering’ mobile app to combat illegal logging Scientists from the University of Leicester have won a ‘Space Oscar’ for their research into combatting deforestation... Environment Technology
Image for The world’s first vertical forest for low-income housing is coming to the Netherlands
The world’s first vertical forest for low-income housing is coming to the Netherlands Stefano Boeri has designed and built vertical forests across the world. He hopes his latest project will prove it’s possible to combine solu... Environment Society
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‘Each tree is a world within itself, teeming with life.’ The UK’s charter for trees takes root A charter that forms guiding principles for the protection and regeneration of the UK’s woodlands has attracted more than 130,000 signatures... Conservation Environment
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The ‘vertical forest’ to combat pollution in China The first project of its kind in Asia, towers covered in thousands of plants and trees are under construction in China. The architect wants ... Innovation
Image for World’s largest paper mill destroys plantations to protect peatlands
World’s largest paper mill destroys plantations to protect peatlands Asia Pulp and Paper Group, one of the largest paper mills in the world, is closing its plantations in a bid to protect rainforest and peatla... Conservation Environment
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