Causes of change of forest areas and transitional woodland shrubs
Between 2000 and 2006, 94 % of change in forests was due to recent fellings and transition, and forest internal conversions (which is the practice of replanting existing forests with other types trees: e.g. coniferous instead of broadleaved trees).
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe's environment.
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