World deforestation slows down as more forests are better managed

by Cloe Rainville December 20, 2015

Photo: ©FAO/Giulio Napolitano

The world's forests continue to shrink as populations increase and forest land is converted to agriculture and other uses, but over the past 25 years the rate of net global deforestation has slowed down by more than 50 percent, FAO said in a report published today.

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A SHORT LIST OF DEFORESTATION FACTS FOR KIDS

by Matt Hill November 23, 2015

 

It is vital for children to understand the importance of forests, the role they play in the environment, and the impact of deforestation. With that in mind, we put the following facts together that you can share with the kids in your life to help teach them.

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