Forests are vitally important to the health of our planet as they carry many ecological, economical and social benefits. Many countries are now trying to have sustainable forests to conserve global biodiversity, atmosphere purification and climate moderation. According to expert, 25% area of any country should be covered with trees and forests but there are many countries of world have no or less than 10 percent of their total land area covered with them. Millions of people depend on them for their survival and demand for land, agriculture, building , timber and paper leads to rapid deforestation which is growing problem of modern era . Global net loss between 2000 and 2010 was 5.2 million hectares per year but still many countries of world are managing to expand their forest, either through planting or natural processes.
Top 10 Countries With Largest Forest Area In the World
|Rank||Country||Forest area 2010 (1000 Hectares )||% of Country’s
|4.||United States of America||304,022||33||7.54|
|6.||Democratic Republic of the Congo||154,135||68||3.82|
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