The forest is wonderful, mysterious and magical. They are also the home of many plants and animals. Besides that they are pleasant to walk in, they purify the air, give us food and fuel, prevent land degradation, protect watersheds, help plant pollination.
There are many reasons why we should protect them, and there are several great threats that reduce the size of forest cover on Earth. These are legal and illegal logging, natural hazards, climate change, conversion to agricultural land, urban development, etc.
Amazing forest infographic
This infographic shows various useful data on our forests, for example, the original and the current forest cover of the Earth, how forests are managed sustainably and which countries are good at doing so.
Use this infographic anytime you teach environment or any environment related issues. Expand your students’ knowledge on forests and what they mean to humanity.