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Introduction – Measuring progress towards sustainable forest management
How much forest is there on the planet and at what rate is it disappearing?
How much of the planet is covered with/by forests?
How fast are forests disappearing?
How much is there of the different kinds of forests?
How can forests affect climate change?
What is the biological diversity of the world’s forests?
How much primary forest is left on the planet?
How much of the forest are has been set aside for conservation?
What is the distribution of tree species in forests?
How many tree species are threatened?
How healthy are the world’s forests?
What are the impacts of forest fires?
How are forests affected by insect and disease outbreaks?
What other disturbances can affect forests?
What products are extracted from forests?
How much of the forest area has been set aside for production?
How much wood is available for commercial exploitation?
How much wood is harvested?
What other products can be obtained from forests?
What are the protective effects of forests?
How much of the forest area has been set aside for protective purposes?
How much forest is planted for protective purposes?
What are the economic and social benefits of forests?
What is the total value of harvested wood?
What is the value of other forests products harvested?
How many people are employed in forestry?
Who owns forests and wooded lands?
How much of the forest area has been set aside for recreation and other social functions?
Are forests managed in a sustainable way?
Is the world making progress towards sustainable forest management?
Are different parts of the world making progress towards sustainable management?
Are different sub-regions progressing differently?
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1. Introduction – Measuring progress towards sustainable forest management
2. How much forest is there on the planet and at what rate is it disappearing?
3. How can forests affect climate change?
4. What is the biological diversity of the world’s forests?
5. How healthy are the world’s forests?
6. What products are extracted from forests?
7. What are the protective effects of forests?
8. What are the economic and social benefits of forests?
9. Are forests managed in a sustainable way?
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