Core forest loss, when observed, is predominantly towards natural/seminatural nonforested cover and occurring through shrinkage of core forest patches. Data from Corine Land Cover (CLC) for years 1990 and 2000, hence with same geographical coverage and forest definition as CLC; Results are focused on loss and aggregated at country level (gains not accounted).
Appreciate wildlife, but be sure to watch wild animals from a distance and avoid feeding them. Remember, the scent you leave when you touch a nest or a lair may scare the parents off for good. Instead of touching, try to find out more about them and maybe even discover how you can contribute to their protection.
More green tips