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Forests are integral to the water cycle, acting as pumps that “recycle” water and transport water across landscapes and continents. Through the process of...

Three quarters of the world’s freshwater comes from forested watersheds and over a third of urban centres rely on forested watersheds for their drinking...

Given the many threats to the Earth’s water supply, the role of forests has never been more important.
The role of forest ecosystems in preserving water quality is largely underestimated. To ensure healthy water, strategies for optimizing purification, regulating surface flows and controlling erosion will increasingly need to be a...

Investing in forestry education can change the world for better. Youth are future owners of soil, land and nature and it is thus never too early to get them started on forestry education. Nurturing a strong connection of...

During the next two days, 21 March and 22 March, we will be celebrating the International Day of Forests (IDF) and World Water Day (WWD) respectively. Forests and water are intrinsically linked. At FAO we work on the...

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