Green Economy Sectors Forestry

Forestry

Forests support livelihoods, societies and cultures, our climate, and a plethora of wildlife and ecosystems.

  • Deforestation accounts for close to 20% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Sustainably managed forests can continue to support communities and ecosystems without damaging environment and climate.
  • Use electronic files to reduce your demand for paper products, and seek out timber and paper products that come from certified sustainable forests.
  • When you support certified sustainable forest products, you support a healthy environment and sustainable livelihoods. GreenUp!

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