Global Forests and Climate Change (Image 3)
July 27, 2010
Forests cover nearly a third of the Earth's landmass. This graphic shows the geographic location of the three categories in which forests are classified--tropical, temperate and boreal. The forest types each have differing influences on local, regional and global climate. Researchers are seeking to learn how forests impact global climate.
Topics: Environment, Habitats, Ecosystems, Forest, Global 200, Sustainable forest management, Climate, Trees, Conservation, Climate change