UN: 2011 is the International Year of Forests

International year of forests 2011, United nationsThe 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. Forests are cover 31% of terrestrial surface, 13% of the forest are protected natural areas.

The natural forests in Ukraine are located mostly within Polissya and Forest-Steppe natural zones (see our supportive map of nature-agricultural zoning of Ukraine at BioModel web).

2011 international year of forestsSDM (species-distribution-models) of some wood plant species as well as forest-animal-species are available also at our web (see supportive species profiles pages http://biomodel.info/species/

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