Forests Of The World

World Environment Day takes place on June 5 2014 and our forests are depleting at an alarming rate. There is so much that we can learn from our forests – for example, 90% of the land based animals and plant life in the world live in our forests, 1.6 billion people depend on our forests for their livelihood and one third of the world’s surface is covered in them.

infographic by Alan Crowe

forests of the world

forests of the world

 

*Infogrpahic coourtesy Crowe Sawmills

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