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New research on ground-level ozone

At higher levels of Earth’s atmosphere, ozone performs a protective role against harmful UV radiation from the sun. But did you know that increased concentrations of ozone at lower levels of the atmosphere act as a pollutant, posing a threat to human and animal health and plant growth, and contributing to climate change?

The challenges of growing Mulanje cedar

This drone video shows a mature Mulanje cedar, Malawi’s national tree, which is listed as Critically Endangered on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

You’ll only meet these in Mulanje

As well as restoring landscapes and lifting communities out of poverty, our forest restoration projects also play an important role in conserving biodiversity.

Tree ferns Malawi

Bryan Adams: The green summer of ‘69

Bryan Adams and DHL are partnering up to plant 1 million trees in 2019, and WeForest is one of their official project partners. For every ticket sold for the singer’s Shine A Light-world tour, DHL has pledged to plant one tree in honor of their 50th birthday – the logistics company was founded around the summer of ‘69.

Malawi fires

The fires in south-central Africa

Nasa satellite imagery shows that there are more fires in south central African countries such as Zambia and Malawi, amongst others, than there are in the Amazon. What is going on there?