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FAO: World's Forests Faring Better

The bottom line from the Food and Agriculture Organization's 2015 assessment of global forest resources: The state of the world's forests is better than it was. The U.N. agency released the report this week ahead of the 14th World Forestry Congress in Durban, South Africa.   FAO Senior Forestry Officer Kenneth MacDicken is among those monitoring how the forests are faring. “What we’ve seen is a continued forest loss in the tropics, not surprisingly," he says....

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