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Key Message Published 18 Feb 2015
Forests provide a range of ecosystem services from capturing and storing carbon to providing bio-fuel, timber as well as social benefits. However, our forests, which have increased in area by 17 million hectares since 1990, face growing pressure from fragmentation, expanding urban areas, climate change and loss of biodiversity.

European Environment Agency (EEA)
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Denmark
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