Christmas tree in Australia's Golden Outback

Australians plant 1.2 million trees on National Tree Day

More than 1.2 million trees were planted across Australia on Sunday during National Tree Day. This year’s tally brings the total number to over 22 million trees planted by more than 3.5... Read more »
The tree-mapping project was intended to allow citizens to report problems with trees in their neighbourhood Photo: Alamy

Residents of Melbourne send thousands of love letters to city’s trees

The city of Melbourne assigned trees email addresses so citizens could report problems. Instead, people wrote thousands of love letters to their favourite trees. “My dearest Ulmus,” the message began. “As I... Read more »