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CTF Fund Sea Turtle Conservation Trip To Costa Rica

CTF Fund Sea Turtle Conservation Trip To Costa Rica

To mark World Oceans Day 2021, Creating Tomorrow’s Forests helped fund a conservation volunteer travel to Costa Rica to take part in a turtle conservation programme. The project aims to help preserve the amazing sea turtles, create safer nesting grounds, increase understanding, and ensure more hatchlings make it to the Pacific Ocean to allow for the continuation of the species. Over the space of a few weeks we received updates from...

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Press Release: CTF Through to Final Six in Bupa eco-Disruptive Competition

Press Release: CTF Through to Final Six in Bupa eco-Disruptive Competition

Creating Tomorrow’s Forests are delighted to announce that we are one of the final six competitors in Bupa’s eco-disruptive programme. In mid-July, Bupa employees voted in their thousands to select a winner from six categories to take part in the programme where CTF will develop a Minimum Viable Proposition (MVP) new product in collaboration with Bupa employees. Creating Tomorrow’s Forests is the UK winner of the ‘Biodiversity’ challenge which looks at...

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Introducing Creating Tomorrow's Forests Partners

Introducing Creating Tomorrow's Forests Partners

Now that our Charlotte's Wood site is flourishing in the summer sun, we thought it would be great to highlight some of the ways in which our partners are working with us to plant trees and restore habitat in the UK. Businesses work with us to offset carbon emissions, plant trees on behalf of employees, link product sales to trees, and to improve their environmental impact. Sustainability is becoming a...

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Wistman’s Wood – Remnant of UK Rainforest

Wistman’s Wood – Remnant of UK Rainforest

During the Coronavirus pandemic lockdowns many of us have explored more of our local natural places than ever before. People took solace in reconnecting to nature and enjoying the many therapeutic benefits of spending time outdoors. One site that became a particularly popular visitor spot in the Westcountry is Wistman’s Wood on Dartmoor, a unique and mysterious fragment of ancient woodland hidden on the side of a valley. Increasing visitor...

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COP26 – What is It and Why is It Important?

COP26 – What is It and Why is It Important?

Although the global Coronavirus pandemic has dominated headlines, climate change has been a major news focus over the last year. Both international governments and the business community are racing to reduce their carbon footprint and reach ‘net-zero’, where their emissions are reduced as much as possible and any residual emissions are removed by offsetting. There is an increasing urgency around the need to reach net-zero and the message from scientists...

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Restoring Woodland Biodiversity – is Native Always Best?

Restoring Woodland Biodiversity – is Native Always Best?

The urgent need to tackle the climate crisis has inspired a global imperative to plant trees and restore lost forest cover. Although the drive to plant trees has resulted in the creation of many monoculture plantations with non-native species, there is growing pressure from researchers and ecologists to use trees native to the area. Native species are commonly associated with higher levels of animal and plant biodiversity and are the...

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Why Should We Be Planting Trees in the UK?

Why Should We Be Planting Trees in the UK?

With growing international awareness of the urgent need to address the climate change and biodiversity crises, creating forests has become one of the preferred solutions to tackle both issues. Trees absorb carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere and store it in their wood, offering one of the most scalable and cost-effective ways of reducing atmospheric CO2 and helping to reduce global warming. Forests are also critical to global biodiversity, providing...

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World Earth Day – Leaders Summit on Climate

World Earth Day – Leaders Summit on Climate

Five years after the Paris Agreement was signed on Earth Day in 2016, the US President Joe Biden convened a Leaders Summit on Climate to coincide with Earth Day 2021. It represented a momentous step forward from the US climate policies of recent years, and a decisive statement from international leaders on collaboration to address the climate crisis. The Zoom attendees included world leaders such as Xi Jinping, Vladimir Putin,...

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SEGA Europe teams up with Creating Tomorrow's Forests for World Earth Day

SEGA Europe teams up with Creating Tomorrow's Forests for World Earth Day

Games company, SEGA, most famous for its Sonic the Hedgehog character is planting trees to celebrate World Earth Day 2021. Each tree represents one of their employees and they hope to inspire positive environmental change as the UK begins to recover from the pandemic.  The trees will be planted in Somerset, UK, on a former agricultural site that is now being transformed into a woodland habitat by tree planting experts, Creating Tomorrow’s Forests. The site was designed with biodiversity in mind, featuring a central pond and...

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Introducing the Tree Planters

Introducing the Tree Planters

Tree planting is known as one of the toughest jobs in the world, and with growing international commitments to plant trees as part of the effort to fight climate change, we need tree planters now more than ever. Forests are critical to the health of the planet, reducing atmospheric carbon dioxide and preserving the biodiversity that allows us to survive. With initiatives such as the ‘Trillion Trees campaign’ and the...

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