Scientists from the World Agroforestry Centre have asked their colleagues to reconsider the impact of trees on water cycles and climate at an online ‘virtual symposium’ being held this week.
NFU raises dog attack concerns with MPs and Peers, and a number of police aim to close livestock worrying loopholes.
Princess Anne has once again expressed deeply controversial views on farming in an interview with the BBC’s Farming Today programme.
The latest climate report from the World Meteorological Organisation, which will be presented to UN officials and climate experts in New York on Thursday, has cemented 2016’s status as a year of record breaking climate change, and showed that worrying patterns have continued into the first few months of 2017.
Forestry groups in the UK have welcomed a report calling for more support for forest planting and more protection for ancient woodland. On the global stage, organisations have called for a more radical rethink of forestry.