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Carbon benefits of fast-growing trees have been clearly proven | Letters

The article based on the RSPB's recent report (Tree plantations 'do not help climate' as timber not used over long term, 11 March) is an unhelpful contribution to the critical debate on land use in...

Accidental countryside: why nature thrives in unlikely places

With its trees still naked after winter, Lordship Road in the London borough of Hackney is an urban vista of asphalt, brick and concrete. Heading north, a pair of tower blocks loom from the horizon....

Hungry monkeys brawl over food as coronavirus hits tourism in Thailand – video

Play Video 0:41 A large crowd of monkeys has been filmed brawling over a pot of yoghurt in a street in Thailand. A fall in tourist numbers amid the Covid-19 outbreak has resulted in far fewer people...

Climate crisis blamed for rains and floods that have killed 150 in Brazil

About 150 people have been killed or are missing following record-breaking heavy rains, landslides and flooding in three Brazilian states this year. Scientists say global heating is contributing to more "extreme rainfall" events in the country,...

Here comes the sun canoe, as Amazonians take on Big Oil

A canoe slides noiselessly upstream through a landscape of luminous bright clouds reflected in the water. A team of young indigenous people are onboard. Such vessels are an essential and ubiquitous part of life in the...

Women shouldering the burden of climate crisis need action, not speeches

Milikini Failautusi, 30, lives on the Pacific island of Tuvalu. She has become virtually a nomad in her own country after rising tides forced her to leave her ancestral atoll and move to the main...