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Forests around the world

Forests are often called the lungs of the planet, but they are much more than that. Forests are carbon sinks, they are sponges that provide moisture for rainfall, they are havens of biodiversity and protection from soil erosion and coastal erosion. Their continued loss puts of all of this in jeopardy.

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Global Forest Cover, 2005

Issues facing Forests

Forest Ecosystems & Biomes

Deforestation of Ontario's Boreal Forest (2014 north of Sudbury)