Tropical forests: Can profit and protection go hand in hand?
There is a perception that sustainable land use and forest conservation come at the cost of economic prosperity. New research finds that this is not the case.
Forests cover approximately 30% of the land on our planet. Not only do they provide oxygen and a home for much of the world’s wildlife, but 1.6 billion people also rely on them for basic needs such as fresh water, clothing, traditional medicine and shelter.