Want to discover more about air quality, trees and lichens? The following websites and organisations will help further your interest.
Air quality and pollution monitoring
UK air quality information
The latest air pollution maps, forecasts and news for the whole United Kingdom.
Visit the UK-AIR website
Air Pollution Information System (APIS)
A searchable database of air pollutants and their effects on habitats and wildlife.
Visit the APIS website
English Air Quality
Up-to-date pollution maps and information for England.
English Air Quality website
Scottish Air Quality
Up-to-date pollution maps and information for Scotland.
Scottish Air Quality website
Welsh Air Quality
Up-to-date pollution maps and information for Wales.
Welsh Air Quality website
Northern Ireland Air Quality
Up-to-date pollution maps and information for Northern Ireland.
Northern Ireland Air Quality website
OPAL guide to cleaner driving
How can we help to reduce the impact of cars on air quality and our climate?
A guide to cleaner driving
Air quality - legislation and government
UK Government - air quality
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and Environment Agency are responsible for creating policies to improve air quality across the country.
Find out more on the Gov.uk website
Learn what part the European Commission plays in improving air quality across Europe.
Find out more on the European Commission website
World Health Organisation (WHO)
Information on WHO air quality programmes, as well as news, factsheets and related links.
Visit the WHO website
OPAL Tree Health Survey
Help scientists monitor and protect our trees, forests and woodland.
Take part in the survey
The Woodland Trust strives for a UK rich in native trees and woodland. Learn more about its work and how you can help.
Woodland Trust website
The Tree Council
The UK's leading charity for trees. Learn more about its work and how you can help.
Tree Council website
The British Lichen Society
The world's first society dedicated to the study of lichens. Take part in recording and mapping or just learn more about the diverse world of lichens.
British Lichen Society website
A great resource of photos and information on British lichens.
British Lichens website
Activities and learning
OPAL Kids Zone
Activity sheets, games, puzzles and competitions.
OPAL Kids Zone
Clean Air Kids
Simple explanations of air pollution issues, as well as games and puzzles.
Clean Air Kids website
Nature Detectives – developed by the Woodland Trust
Discover the world of trees with activity sheets, games and printable identification guides.
Nature Detectives website