Tagged: deforestation

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A second life for recovered wood

Most waste wood today is either used for heating or chipped to produce particle boards. The aim of the EU-funded CaReWood (Cascading Recovered Wood) project is to reuse this secondary raw material several times...

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Koalas in crisis

Experts and environmentalists are warning that koalas across much of Australia are on the brink of extinction. Increasing urbanisation, tree clearing and climate change are threatening the marsupials. Scientists are even talking about a...

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UN calls to reforest Kilimanjaro

Reforesting Africa’s highest mountain could ease East Africa’s severe water shortages, according to a new report from the UN environment agency. Vital water supplies across large parts of East Africa are now under threat...