International Day of Forests
Every year on March 21, the planet celebrates an important ecological holiday – International Day of Forests. The event was launched by the United Nations on November 28, 2012 due to the huge loss of forest plantations (about 13 million hectares per year). Since 1971, there has been a similar holiday – World Forestry Day.
the purpose International Day of Forests there is an improvement in the awareness of humanity about the value of trees and forests, a call for the creation of measures to restore and protect the forest, involvement in the wise use of natural resources. A new theme of the day is chosen every year.
The earth loses about 95 million trees per year and one and a half hectares of forest every second. Forests occupy one third of the entire land area and have a significant impact on the state of ecology.