What are Endangered Forests?
Clean air. Clean water. Climate protection. Wildlife. Habitat. Plants. Medicines. Communities. Recreation. Families. Nature. Beauty. Food. Life.
All the words that describe Endangered Forests provide all the reasons why they must be protected. Endangered Forests are the most valuable forests on the globe, forests that would be irreparably harmed
by industrial resource extraction.
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Defining the term "Endangered Forest"
In practical terms this means these forests are “NO GO” and "NO BUY"
forests. These forests comprise a large proportion of the world’s remaining old-growth, primary and
ancient forests in tropical, temperate and boreal zones.
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There are four types of Endangered Forests:
- Intact forest landscape mosaics;
- Naturally rare forest types;
- Forest types that have been made rare due to human activity;
- Other forests that are ecologically critical for the protection of biological diversity.