woodlands

Bloomageddon: seven clever ways bluebells win the woodland turf war

Bloomageddon: seven clever ways bluebells win the woodland turf war

The appearance of vivid bluebell carpets in British woodlands is a sure and spectacular sign of spring. Bluebells – Hyacinthoides non-scripta (L.) Chouard ex Rothm – are Britain’s favourite wildflower and particularly fine carpets attract visitors to well-known sites such as Kew Gardens in London and Coed Cefn in Powys, Wales.

More CO2 won’t help northern forests or stave off climate change

More CO2 won’t help northern forests or stave off climate change

Climate change not only affects humans but also the world's forests. Is it possible that trees grow more quick when with milder winters and a longer growing season? Or will the drought cause  regression of our global woodlands?