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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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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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Forest Bathing - the Benefits of Spending Time in Forests

Forest Bathing - the Benefits of Spending Time in Forests

With many people across the world experiencing a very different lifestyle currently due to the Coronavirus pandemic, time outdoors and our connection to nature has never been more important. We live in an increasingly urbanised world, however, and it is estimated that 68% of the global population will live in cities by 2050. We also spend less time outdoors, with people in countries such as the UK spending 90% of...

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Five Reasons to Go Down to the Woods this Winter

Five Reasons to Go Down to the Woods this Winter

When it is cold outside it can be tempting to stay huddled up indoors eating tempting Christmas treats, but there are some enormous health and wellbeing benefits to getting outdoors into nature. After an exceptionally stressful year, we have researched some of the best reasons to get outdoors and let nature soothe our frayed nerves this winter. 1. Exercising outdoors is more effective There are many studies that have shown...

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