Saturday, April 23, 2011

Did you know?

Last year was the International Year of Biodiversity and this year is International Year of Forests.  Here are some facts you might not have know about forests:

Forests cover 31% of total land area
The livelihoods of 1.6 billion people depend on forests
Forests are home to 80% of terrestrial biodiversity
Forests are home to 300 million people around the world

Their website has a year's worth of calendar events, including exhibitions, conferences, talks and much more so make sure you have a look to see what's happening near you.

For more information and to visit the official website please CLICK HERE. 

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