Paper is made from cellulous fibres, mainly those coming from wood, a renewable material. Yet whilst it can be sustainably produced, almost half of the trees cut down in the world end up being used to make paper.
The forest offer a rich source of inspiration for both the visual arts and literature. The forest has inspired some of history’s greatest poets: from Baudelaire to Ronsard, to Apollinaire to Victor Hugo
Forests have a crucial role to play: feeding us !
In 2007, the value of foodstuffs produced by forests worldwide was an estimated 75-552$ per hectare per year. In other words, we need the forests to live as we do because they provide a substantial quantity of things for us to eat.