Conserving terrestrial ecosystems

Forests cover 30 percent of the earth’s surface and in addition to providing food security and shelter, forests are also important in combatting climate change, and protecting biodiversity and the homes of the indigenous population. 13 million hectares of forests are being lost every year and the persistent degradation of dry lands has led to the desertification of 3.6 billion hectares. Conserving terrestrial ecosystems
Kishore Thapa
Published at : August 8, 2017
Updated at : August 8, 2017 08:39