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Forest loss slows as UN marks 'International Year of Forests'

Date : 2nd February 2011, Source : Mongabay



Forests are a key part toward the shift toward a 'greener' economy said a cadre of U.N. officials as the body officially launched its International Year of Forests to highlight the global importance of forests. To mark the beginning of the International Year of Forests, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) released The State of the World's Forests (SOFO), a report that comes out every two years and assesses the status of global forest resources.

http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0202-international_year_of_forests.html





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