International Day of Forests, 21st March 2021
This year, the UN’s annual celebration of forests has chosen restoration, recovery and well-being as its theme. As humanity begins mapping its way out of the coronavirus pandemic, this is a most welcome focus. As with so much of nature, the world is finally waking up to the extent of our dependency as human beings on these complex, life-sustaining eco-systems.
Forests provide water, food, medicine and livelihoods to millions of people around the globe: 90 percent of those living in extreme poverty depend in some way on forests for income. Forests stabilise local…
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