EEB - Stop Bad Biofuels
UIUCN - Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity study
World Bank - For Forests


...but dont take our word for it take a closer look at the findings!

Scientific evidence from thousands of experts points to one conclusion - the richness of life on Earth is at serious risk. Natural habitats and resources are being destroyed. Finely-balanced systems are collapsing. We know more than ever before about our planet - and about what makes life tick.

The evidence comes from credible worldwide bodies and independent experts such as:

- The European Environmental Bureau
Forest destruction is costing the global economy US$2 to $5 trillion per year-more than Wall Street has lost since the start of the current financial crisis

- The United Nations
It's Millennium Ecosystems Assessment found that species are disappearing 1,000 times faster than would happen naturally.

- The UN Environment Programmes
UNEP says 80% of new chemicals introduced between 2002 and 2003 as medicinal drugs were developed from, or inspired by, natural products.

- International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
IUCN said in 2009 that 1 in 5 mammals are threatened with extinction.

- World Bank
It says 1.6bn people depend on forests for their livelihoods.[iv] Many of them are the world's poorest.

- International Year of Forests - 2011

The United Nations General Assembly declared 2011 as the International Year of Forests to raise awareness on sustainable management, conservation and sustainable development of all types of forests.

Tom Roche (trading as) Just Forests Ltd.
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