Forests Vanish at Alarming Rate

Countries that continue to have large levels of forest cover would do well to heed the effects of the massive deforestation of Thailand on the ecology at regional, landscape and local scales. Clearly restoration of degraded forests and landscapes will be a component of pulling human societies into more sustainable livelihoods. However, the article notes the difficulty and expense of recreating a forest compared to the ease of destroying forests.

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