A new global analysis looking at the distribution of forests and woodlands has ‘found’ 467 million hectares of previously unreported
How does domestication occur? Can we learn from it to develop new animal breeds and crop varieties for food?
The secrets of the understudied Australian rangelands, which make up 81% of the continent, have been exposed in new scientific work.
As Charles Darwin noted, the physical differences between individuals of a species are important for their future survival and success (or not).
Teak is one of the most valuable timber trees in the world, but where did it originally come from… A tropical
Roof top gardens aren’t just a quasi hipster architect’s dream concept, but really help insulate and cool buildings, capture rainwater
The fertile crescent is the birth place of modern agriculture, where humans changed from shifting nomads to become settled farmers. But in
There has been a recent recommendation to set restoration baselines as pre-degradation ecological communities. However this is a nostalgic aspiration, akin
You are probably unintentionally contributing to the future demise of the Siberian tiger. Tiger habitat, predominantly Mongolian oak, is being
Many plants, and trees in particular, have been standing where they are today for 100s and even 1000s of years.