Archive for March, 2010

Myth: We Are Destroying Our Forests (ABC News)

– U.S. Forest land area increased from 747 million acres in 1997 to 749 in 2002 (U.S. Forest Service)
– Since the 1950s, timber growth has consistently exceeded harvest (U.S. Forest Service)
– Net Forest loss continues to decline globally and has been reversed in Asia (UN Food and Agriculture Organization)
– Net Deforestation in Brazil has fallen by two-thirds over the last four years (UN Food and Agriculture Organization)


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