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    B4EST – adaptive breeding for productive, sustainable and resilient forests under climate change

    B4EST will offer new understanding about how adaptive forest breeding can be used to increase forest survival, health, resilience and productivity under climate change and natural disturbances, while maintaining genetic diversity and key ecological functions.
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    Forestry and climate change mitigation

    Research to improve our understanding of how forests and woodlands can contribute to the carbon balance at both local and global scales
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    Climate change impacts

    Examining the effects of climate change on woodland and forestry.
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    Adapting Scotland’s forests for resilience to climate change

    Hosting video clips to show how climate change might affect Scotland's forests
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    Climate change impacts and adaptation in England’s woodlands

    Description of the research and knowledge development on the effects of climate change on forests and forestry in England
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    Climate change risk assessment (CCRA)

    This page describes Forest Research’s role as Sector Champion for forestry within the UK Government’s framework for climate change risk assessment under the Climate Change Act.
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    Children and young people’s perceptions of climate change

    This page summarises findings from Forest Research’s study into the perceptions and attitudes of children and young people to climate change.
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    Expected climate change and options for EU silviculture (ECHOES)

    This page summarises research and outputs from the ‘Expected climate change and options for EU silviculture’ (ECHOES) project, funded by the EU-funded COST programme.
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    Environmental Change Network – Lepidoptera and climate change: Consequences for UK woodland

    Exploring the relationship between climate change and a number of key moth species as an element of environmental change monitoring
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    Impacts of climate change on pollutant linkages

    Sources of contamination which currently pose little risk to the environment are likely to become significant in the future
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    Effects of climate change on sustainability of forest soils

    A combination of CO2 and consequent changes in temperature, precipitation, windiness and radiation will lead to changes in the soil functioning
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    Climate change adaptation

    How woodland management can adapt in anticipation of climate change
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    Monitoring climate change

    Monitoring the effects of climate change - the networks available
  • Tools and Resources

    UK Forests and Climate Change

    Introduction This chapter contains information on: carbon in forests; the Woodland Carbon Code; and public attitudes to forestry and climate change. Estimates for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are included, where possible, in addition to UK totals. International comparisons of carbon stocks are provided in the International Forestry chapter. Further information on the data […]
  • Tools and Resources

    UK Forests and Climate Change

    Introduction This chapter contains information on: carbon in forests; the Woodland Carbon Code; and public attitudes to forestry and climate change. Estimates for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are included, where possible, in addition to UK totals. International comparisons of carbon stocks are provided in the International Forestry chapter. Further information on the data sources and […]
  • Tools and Resources

    Climate change resources

    Resources relevant to forests and climate change.   General The National Adaptation Programme Making the country resilient to a changing climate (2013). HM Government. Environmental Reporting Guidelines: including mandatory greenhouse gas emissions reporting guidance (2013) Defra, London. Government forestry and woodlands policy statement, incorporating the Government's response to the Independent Panel on Forestry's final report […]
  • Tools and Resources

    Forests and climate change

    Climate change presents one of the greatest long-term challenges facing the world today.
  • Tools and Resources

    Public Opinion of Forestry – Climate change

    Forest Research has conducted similar surveys of public attitudes to forestry and forestry-related issues every two years since 1995. The most recent set of separate surveys was conducted in 2019 (in Northern Ireland, Wales, and across the UK as a whole) and 2017 (in Scotland). The full results are available on our website at  www.forestresearch.gov.uk/tools-and-resources/statistics/statistics-by-topic/public-opinion-of-forestry/. […]