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Forests 2010, 1(1), 1-3;

Forests: An International and Multi-disciplinary Scientific Open Access Journal

Founding Editor-in-Chief of Forests, School of Forest Resources and Conservation, University of Florida, P.O. Box 110410, 118 Newins-Ziegler Hall, Gainesville, FL 32611-0410, USA
Received: 17 November 2009 / Published: 17 November 2009
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Natural and man-made forests serve many facets of society, including the production and consumption of forest products, provision of various environmental services such as clean air and water, soil protection, sources for critical endangered species habitats, and home for about 80% of the world’s terrestrial biodiversity. Throughout the world, forests are essential for offsetting poverty by contributing to the livelihood of the poor, and providing a foundation for the sustainable economic development of many countries. [...] View Full-Text
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