'Resistant' trees planted in Hampshire in ash dieback fight

Scientists have identified 3,000 ash trees with suspected resistance to a deadly disease.

BBC Science News | Jan. 17, 2020 | bbcnews
~2 mins   

Tags: ash-dieback trees

Secrets of '1,000-year-old trees' unlocked

Scientists discover how the gingko lives to such an old age, surviving for centuries or millennia.

By Helen Briggs | Jan. 13, 2020 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: plants trees

Measuring the cost of an invasive tree killer

A study attempts to assess the devastation caused by the invasive emerald ash borer in US forests.

By Mark Kinver | Dec. 24, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: environment trees

How to have a more sustainable Christmas

From renting your tree, to sponsoring a turkey, a growing number of people are having a greener Christmas.

By Elizabeth Hotson | Dec. 6, 2019 | bbcnews
~6 mins   

Tags: life christmas lifestyle christmas-trees sustainable-living

'Forgotten' elm tree set to make a comeback

The elm can be restored to its former glory despite Dutch elm disease, say experts.

By Helen Briggs | Dec. 4, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: environment nature trees

New hope for trees affected by ash dieback

A study identifies the genetics in ash trees that confers resistance to a deadly disease.

By Rebecca Morelle | Nov. 18, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: ash-dieback trees genetics

'Green gold' tree offers Brazil deforestation hope

Trees that help keep soils fertile could slow deforestation in Brazil's "arc of destruction".

By Mark Kinver | Oct. 28, 2019 | bbcnews
~7 mins   

Tags: environment brazil trees deforestation-of-the-amazon-rainforest

Aarey forest: The fight to save Mumbai's last 'green lung'

A forest that lies at the heart of India's bustling city is under threat, locals say.

BBC Science News | June 10, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: environment trees india mumbai conservation

Ash dieback: Killer tree disease set to cost UK £15bn

The tree disease will cost taxpayers a third more than the foot-and-mouth outbreak in cattle in 2001.

By Mark Kinver | May 6, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: environment ash-dieback trees

Mystery disease killing beech trees

A mystery disease that is killing beech trees could cause widespread die-offs unless more is done to halt its spread, warn scientists.

By Mark Kinver | Feb. 19, 2019 | bbcnews
~2 mins   

Tags: environment nature trees

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