Recent media releases
|Forestry Commission Scotland Steps Up Precautionary Measures For A Potential Tree Pest||Forestry Commission Scotland is stepping up its precautionary surveillance of a comparatively recently discovered moth in Scotland until more is known about its status and its potential to cause extensive damage to pine trees in current and predicted future Scottish conditions. - 17/07/2014|
|‘Don’T Touch’ Reminder Over Oak Processionary Caterpillar Nests In London, Surrey And Berkshire||Residents and visitors to parts of London and the Pangbourne district of Berkshire are being reminded not to touch the nests which oak processionary moth caterpillars could be building in oak trees in these areas. - 04/06/2014|
|Forest Of Dean Boar Survey Confirms Population Has Grown||The results of a thermal imaging survey in the Forest of Dean estimate the population has grown to more than 800. - 04/06/2014|
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- Tree mineral nutrition is deteriorating in Europe
Increases in Nitrogen and CO2 levels may lead to nutrient deficiencies
- Urban green spaces can stop cities stifling in hot summer nights
London's urban heat island effect, which keeps night-time temperatures in the capital warmer than in surrounding rural areas, may have been underestimated by up to 45 per cent.
- New research projects announced to help save UK forests, woods and trees
Forest Research shares in seven new projects worth £7million
- Forest Research work shows that C. fraxinea might have a mechanism to define territory and to combat viruses
- Forest Research to participate in major international project.
‘Sentinel’ plants to serve on front line against pests and diseases
- Major funding to fight back against ash dieback
Fast track funding has been awarded to a new consortium of researchers for studying ash dieback fungus.
- Urban trees can help combat climate change temperature rises in cities
New report published describing how urban trees can help combat climate change temperature rises in cities.