Boreal Forest

Boreal Forest

The Remaining Primary Forests

Forests cover some 4 billion hectares worldwide, about one third of the terrestrial surface of the planet. At the broadest level, three vast biomes can be distinguished: boreal, temperate and tropical forests. These three major biomes show pronounced differences in terms of their ecology, history, status, and conservation prospects, but face a similar range of...

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