Metadata: Global Trees Campaign

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TitleGlobal Trees Campaign
PublisherUNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre and Fauna and Flora International US Office: Cambridge, GB
Format of datatext/html
Keywordsendangered tree species; conservation; felling; timbers; extinction
DescriptionThese pages provide a brief outline of the major projects, tree profiles, timber species and wood being wasted and contains details of urgent action taken to map and protect wild forests. Estimated 8000 tree species - about 10% of the world's total - is threatened with extinction. UNEP and Flora and Fauna International is seeking funding for a "World Atlas of Threatened Trees" as part of their Global Trees Campaign. "Towards a Global Tree Conservation Atlas", which includes distribution maps, population estimates, conservation status, and information on the ecology and uses of five "flagship" species is available to download here.
Source TypeSpecial Subject Virtual Libraries
CABI CodeKK000; KK100; KK110
Accessfree; no restriction
Levelgraduate; professional
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