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Communities Step Up to Help Save Jamaica’s Forests

Source
Inter Press Service News Agency

Publication Date
2017-07-12

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Jul 12 2017 (IPS) - According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), 31.1 percent or about 337,000 hectares of Jamaica is forested. Of this, 26.1 percent or 88,000 is classified as primary forest, the most biodiverse and carbon-dense form of forest.

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http://www.ipsnews.net/2017/07/communities-step-help-save-jamaicas-forests/