Forests and the food we eat


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.

The causes of deforestation


La déforestation tropicale et amazonienne est effrayante. Chaque année l’équivalent de la superficie de la Grèce disparaît. La conversion forestière en terre agricole ou en plantations en est la principale cause.

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