‘Living skyscraper’ made from genetically modified TREES wins architecture design competition 

A team of architects from Ukraine took top prize at a prestigious competition with a concept for a ‘living skyscraper’ shaped out of a grove of genetically modified trees.  Their ‘Living Skyscraper for New York City’ design would mold fast-growing trees into an eco-friendly high rise or office building, with smaller branches forming individual rooms and walls. … Read more

‘Living skyscraper’ made from genetically modified TREES wins architecture design competition 

A team of architects from Ukraine took top prize at a prestigious competition with a concept for a ‘living skyscraper’ shaped out of a grove of genetically modified trees.  Their ‘Living Skyscraper for New York City’ design would mold fast-growing trees into an eco-friendly high rise or office building, with smaller branches forming individual rooms and walls. … Read more

Britain aims to plant 143 million new trees a YEAR by 2035 in huge bid to hit climate targets

Britain aims to plant 143 million new trees a YEAR by 2035 in huge bid to hit carbon emissions targets – turning swathes of farmland into forest Number of trees planted across UK per year is set to rise to 143million by 2035  Plan will turn swathes of farmland and areas of natural beauty into … Read more

Britain aims to plant 143 million new trees a YEAR by 2035 in huge bid to hit climate targets

Britain aims to plant 143 million new trees a YEAR by 2035 in huge bid to hit carbon emissions targets – turning swathes of farmland into forest Number of trees planted across UK per year is set to rise to 143million by 2035  Plan will turn swathes of farmland and areas of natural beauty into … Read more

Tim Burton wins planning row with neighbours over bid to prune or chop down 15 trees

Edward Scissorhands director Tim Burton wins planning row with neighbours over bid to prune or chop down 15 trees in garden of his £11m Edwardian mansion in north London Tim Burton got permission to tamper with 15 trees in Hampstead, London  A silver birch and viburnum were protected by a tree preservation order  Order is … Read more

Tim Burton wins planning row with neighbours over bid to prune or chop down 15 trees

Edward Scissorhands director Tim Burton wins planning row with neighbours over bid to prune or chop down 15 trees in garden of his £11m Edwardian mansion in north London Tim Burton got permission to tamper with 15 trees in Hampstead, London  A silver birch and viburnum were protected by a tree preservation order  Order is … Read more

Commuters face a battering from 55mph gusts this morning after overnight winds brought trees down

Hold onto your lattes! Commuters face a battering from 55mph gusts this morning after overnight winds brought trees and shop signs crashing down – with mix of sun and showers to last all week Met Office chiefs have today issued a yellow weather warning, with high winds sweeping across the south Brighton was the windiest … Read more

Commuters face a battering from 55mph gusts this morning after overnight winds brought trees down

Hold onto your lattes! Commuters face a battering from 55mph gusts this morning after overnight winds brought trees and shop signs crashing down – with mix of sun and showers to last all week Met Office chiefs have today issued a yellow weather warning, with high winds sweeping across the south Brighton was the windiest … Read more

National Trust accused of hypocrisy for using fake PLASTIC trees to celebrate blossom season

The National Trust has been condemned online after using plastic trees to promote its campaign urging Britons to celebrate the blossom season.  Britons took to Twitter to slam the heritage body after it emerged that the Trust’s #BlossomWatch campaign was being promoted on faux trees on London’s New Bond Street. Posters which read ‘Join a … Read more

National Trust accused of hypocrisy for using fake PLASTIC trees to celebrate blossom season

The National Trust has been condemned online after using plastic trees to promote its campaign urging Britons to celebrate the blossom season.  Britons took to Twitter to slam the heritage body after it emerged that the Trust’s #BlossomWatch campaign was being promoted on faux trees on London’s New Bond Street. Posters which read ‘Join a … Read more