The International Day of Forests is held annually on 21 March to raise awareness of the importance of forests to people.
62 amazing facts about forests
To celebrate the miracle of forests that the Earth has given us, we would like to share amazing facts about forests with you.
How many trees are there per every person on Earth?
What is the origin of the tradition to knock on a tree for luck?
Why is the location of the tallest tree in the world kept in secret?
If a birdhouse is hung on a tree, will it move up as the tree grows, or stay at the same height?
How do trees communicate with each other?
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Theme for 2016: Forests and water
Every year on the International Day of Forests we celebrate the ways in which forests and trees sustain and protect us. This year United Nations Organization decided to raise awareness of how forests are key to the planet’s supply of freshwater.
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Learn more on http://www.un.org/en/events/forestsday/