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Turkey Will Declare a Holiday Dedicated to Planting Trees After Young Man’s Tweet Goes Viral

A Turkish man with only 212 Twitter posts, recently started a tweet with, “I have an idea”—and it went viral, prompting the president to act on his advice.

For First Time Ever, Scientists Identify How Many Trees to Plant and Where to Plant Them to Stop Climate Crisis

Researchers have identified exactly where we can plant a certain amount of trees in order to stop the climate crisis in its tracks.

Scotland Added 22 Million New Trees Last Year, Carrying the UK Goal on its Green Shoulders

Despite how England may have fallen short of its tree planting targets for 2018, Scotland has surged past its own goal by planting 22 million new trees.

Planting Trees in Your Yard Can Save Hundreds of Dollars in Energy – Here’s How to Do It Right

Trees aren't just good for our mental health and environment – they're also good for saving hundreds of dollars in heating and air conditioning.

Massive New Arbor Day Campaign Will Plant 100 Million Trees Around the World

The largest tree-planting charity in the United States has launched a new initiative that will help to plant 100 million trees before the 150th Arbor Day.

Nation’s First ‘Hempwood’ Factory Could Be Sustainable Lifesaver for Endangered Oak Trees in the US

This new factory in Kentucky is the first facility in the United States to begin making “wood” out of hemp – and the material is 20% stronger than oak.

Sikhs Are Celebrating the Birth of Their Beloved Founder by Planting 1 Million Trees in 2019

As a means of celebrating the 550th birthday of Sikhism's founder, thousands of worshippers are planting trees around the world.

Counties With More Trees and Shrubs Spend Less on Medicare, Study Finds

An intriguing new study from the University of Illinois has linked trees and shrubland to reduced county-wide healthcare costs.

Australia is Creating Renewable Energy Faster Than Other Countries and They’re Planting 1 Billion Trees to Boot

With every passing year, Australia is reportedly adding more renewable energy per person than any other country in the world.

NASA Happily Reports the Earth is Greener, With More Trees Than 20 Years Ago–and It’s Thanks to China, India

This heartening reserach from the last 20 years has spurred NASA researchers to encourage optimism for humanity's future on Earth.

Island on the Brink of Disaster Plants Thousands of Trees and is Now a Poster Kid for Adapting to Climate Change

This little island has not only recovered from the brink of disaster – their conservation efforts are now helping them to thrive.

Want to Fight Air Pollution? New Study Says Planting Hedges is More Effective Than Planting Trees

If you want to protect your lungs from nearby road pollution, new research says you should be planting some hedges as the most effective...

Elementary Schoolers Are Sending Hundreds of Christmas Trees to US Troops Stationed Around the World

Between studying for tests and finishing some last-minute projects, these fifth-grade students are sending 600 donated Christmas trees to service members who will be...

After Dedicating 16 Years of His Life to Mangroves, Man Has Helped to Plant 2 Million Trees

The “Mangrove Master” has spent the last 16 years protecting mangrove forests – and his efforts have helped to plant roughly 2 million trees.

German 12-Year-old Boy Plants 1Million Trees, Takes Over UN Program to Plant a Trillion More

The world is a lot greener thanks to this 20-year-old and his army of “climate ambassadors” who have pledged to plant trees and use...

People Have Passively Planted Over 30 Million Trees Simply by Surfing the Web

Millions of people are helping to save the planet without leaving the comfort of their computer chairs – and you can too.

City Gives Trees Email Addresses So Folks Can Report Problems, But They Send Love Letters Instead

What would you say to your favorite tree? Well, the people of Melbourne, Australia took the time to email their thoughts to some of the...

Man Keeps Kids From Chopping Trees, Puts Them Into School, and Saves Environment at the Same Time

Jean Bosco may have grown up in a home without electricity or running water, but that did not stop him from using his high school education to do great things for his country.

Teen Plants Hundreds of Mangroves to Replace Trees Trampled by Hurricane Irma

This 18-year-old was heartbroken by the amount of mangroves that were damaged in Hurricane Irma – so he decided to do something about it.

This Pollution-Gobbling City Bench Can Absorb as Many Toxins as 275 Trees

The CityTree is so much more than just a park bench – and it has already been installed in five major cities.