Environmental Milestones


FORESTS
10/03/2001
UN reports that tropical countries lose more than 15 million hectares of forests a year to agriculture, logging, and other threats.

Source

U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), "Deforestation Continues at a High Rate in Tropical Areas; FAO Calls Upon Countries to Fight Forest Crime and Corruption," press release (Rome: 3 October 2001).

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