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Trees for Life: 1/5 of 5

Red squirrel reintroduction success with breeding and natural expansion

Jack Alexander

7th November, 2017

Trees for Life is reintroducing red squirrels back to their former forest homes in Scotland - with great success. JACK ALEXANDER reports on the benefits of the project and plans for the future. more...

Propagation breakthrough for threatened aspen trees in Scotland

Alan Watson Featherstone

13th November, 2017

Aspen trees are one of the most important in Scotland, yet due to deforestation and deer its population is falling. ALAN WATSON FEATHERSTONE reports on how Trees for Life are working to help the Aspen tree. more...

Roundwood timber framing: the greener way to build

Maddy Harland

19th October, 2010

Using our native softwoods and 'in the round' construction, this innovative technique results in beautiful buildings with high environmental credentials more...

Enshrining legal rights for the planet

Polly Higgins

10th December, 2008

Just as the humanitarian crisis of the Second World War gave birth to the swift implementation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 60 years ago in 1948, we now have a planetary crisis that needs to be addressed with equal urgency. Now is the time to call for a Universal Declaration of Planetary Rights. more...
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Replanting the Caledonian Forest

Eifion Rees

10th November, 2009

Armed with a spade, work gloves, wellies and waterproofs you can help the Trees for Life project to restore an old growth forest to its ancient glory more...

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