Trees, beautiful trees

Since we grow timber here on the farm, I found this interesting:

Forests cover 30% of the total land area

The total forest area in 2005 is just under 4 billion hectares, corresponding to an average of 0.62 ha per capita. But the area of forest is unevenly distributed. For example, 64 countries with a combined population of 2 billion have less than 0.1 ha of forest per capita. The ten most forest-rich countries account for two-thirds of the total forest area. Seven countries or territories have no forest at all, and an additional 57 have forest on less than 10 percent of their total land area.

You might want to read the rest at: http://www.fao.org/forestry/foris/webview/forestry2/index.jsp?siteId=6839&sitetreeId=32246&langId=1&geoId=0

the Grit

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