High School ECOSOC - UN Forum on Forests


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Delegation of                                                                                                            Represented by

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Position Paper for ECOSOC - UN Forum on Forests


As 30% of the Earth’s land is made up of forests, they have a huge impact on the international community, whether positively or negatively.[1]In the past couple of decades, many issues have surfaced due to poor forest management resulting in a worrisome loss of forest coverage.Forests provide employment, generate income, further poverty elimination, help with economic development, and provide habitats for millions of species. There are many issues that need to be addressed, notably forest degradation, loss of biodiversity and deforestation, which is occurring at an alarming rate. Loss of forest has detrimental...