A Tiny Forest is more than just trees!

A Tiny Forest is more than just trees!

Super tiny and super powerful, a Tiny Forest is a dense, fast-growing native woodland. But it is more than just trees. This amazing phenomenon connects people with nature, captures carbon to help climate change and supports wildlife in the heart of a town or city....
A School for Sustainability

A School for Sustainability

Let’s shine a spotlight on a school providing the education we need for sustainability and a changing climate. In the Indian state of Kerala, Chavara Darsan Public School is on an inspiring journey to become carbon neutral. Seven years ago, Father Paulose...
“We grow fresh air……

“We grow fresh air……

…… with natural, living moss.” The pupils at Hampstead Hill Nursery can say this with pride as the London school has installed two CityTrees in their playground. The German company Green City Solutions has developed these award-winning air filters....
Magical Mushrooms

Magical Mushrooms

Nature’s ingenuity has the solution to reduce electronic waste. The base of computer chips and batteries tend to be made from unrecyclable plastic. But using mushroom skin instead would make them easier to recycle. All electronic circuits, which consist of...
Penguin Pals

Penguin Pals

These two fairy penguins meet every evening and stand for hours together watching the Melbourne skyline. The lighter penguin is an elderly female whose partner died this year. The darker one is a younger male who lost his partner two years ago. Biologists have...
Plastic Munching Mushrooms

Plastic Munching Mushrooms

Scientists around the world are discovering fabulous fungi that can degrade plastic. The magic of the plastic-munching mushrooms lies in their sustainable and enzyme-rich mycelium – the threadlike part of the fungus. All mushrooms grow from this intricate...