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One day your car battery could be made of wood

Here’s the big dirty secret behind renewable energy: It works best best with batteries that store the electricity as it’s generated, and those …

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Incredible New Tree Sculptures at the Palace of Versailles

The Palace of Versailles, a royal chteau known for its overabundance of luxury, is now accented with a scattered set of sculptures by Italian artist Giuseppe Penone that celebrate the beauty of nature. Penone's large-scale sculptural installations, which are all composed of natural materials …

Urban Bushcraft

Posted on 23/08/2017 by<p>While trying to decide what wood to use for my handle I got to thinking about adding my makers mark to the blade, after …

Over 6500 people dig in to green their communities

A big thank you to the thousands of people who have helped us plant trees in Merseyside and North Cheshire this winter and spring.<p>Over 6500 people …

Build your own log lounge chair for $30

Love. It.<p>This great lounge chair is made with only a handful of materials that add up to about $30. With a little basic skill with power tools, and a …

Here are some craft ideas from our fabulous Forest bloggers to get the kids excited about exploring their local woodland this weekend! Why not try making a Blue Bell Fairy Shaker http://bit.ly/156BRwM, forest photograph http://bit.ly/1358BWf or even getting creative with leaves and paint http://bit.ly/156Dc6S?

What is Britain's best blossom?

Reporters, BBC Nature News<p>After three poor blossom seasons, parts of the UK are again in bloom. What is Britain's best blossom and where is it to be found, asks the BBC's A Question of Nature series?<p>For many people, the change in season from winter to spring is marked when bare tree branches …

Glamping in the trees - the 'UFO tent' arrives in Britain

• Orb-shaped tree tents suspended three metres from the ground on camouflaged canopies<br>• The orbs can sleep two adults and come with woodburning …

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How To: Make Your Own DIY Tree Swing

I've always wanted a tree swing, but have never lived in a place that had a tree strong enough to support one. If you're lucky enough to have a nice, …

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made origami birds from pictures of the beach and hung them in the woods #photographyproject #woods #origami #cranes #folding

African cities project set to be shaped by Mersey Forest green space approach | News | The Mersey Forest

An approach developed by The Mersey Forest is being used to inform how African cities can better plan their green infrastructure, to help them to …

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Why a walk in the woods will cure depression and enhance immune function

By Alex Hutchinson<p>In Japan, they call it <i>shinrin-yoku</i> – literally, “forest bathing.” Here, we might just call it a walk in the park. Either way, …

Green Design and Eco-Living Tips

Climate change, whether you believe it or not, has companies and manufacturers choosing to use more eco-friendly materials and products. The idea …

Spectacular Tree Hole Paintings Brighten Up China’s Streets

In China, public trees have been transforming into beautiful works of art thanks to 23-year-old art student Wang Yue. With her friend Li Yue, aka Belladrops, documenting her progress, the artist has garnered much attention for her creative public art which has turned the streets of Shijiazhuang …

Ash dieback: landowners will be paid to restock woodlands

Landowners in England will be paid to remove young ash trees and replace them with other species to help slow the spread of the disease killing them, …

Scraps of wood turned into a beautiful chair. Very nice.

We found E.T. in a Lombardy poplar :-)

Learning in your forest (England)

The Forestry Commission looks after more than 1500 woods and forests across England that provide amazing learning opportunities.<p>All our forests are …

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Out in #Wirral this weekend? Look out for these fab new street trees on Hoylake Rd, part of our Green Streets project http://t.co/cnq55yqZXX