About Forests

About Forests

Forests cover one third of the earth's land mass, performing vital functions around the world. In fact, 1.6 billion people depend on forests for their livelihoods. They play a key role in our battle against climate change. Forests feed our rivers and are essential to supplying the water for nearly 50% of our largest cities, including New York, Jakarta and Caracas. They help to regulate the often devastating impact of storms and floods.

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Annual Investment of US $30 Billion in Tropical Forest Conservation Can Support Green and Sustainable Economic Growth Thu, Mar 20, 2014

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