Endangered Species Handbook

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Forest

Preserving Forests

     A 10-year mapping project by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre ending in 1996 found that only about 6 percent of the world's remaining forests are protected against logging and development.  Because of the rate of destruction and the potential loss of biological diversity, this is an extremely critical situation.

Page 1 (Recycling and Substitutions)
Page 2 (Homes)
Page 3 (Treaties and Regulations)
Page 4 (Awarenes)
Page 5 (India)
Page 6 (Successes)


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