The UN declared 2011 the International Year of Forests, and to mark the occasion, Conservation International created this list of the ten most vulnerable forest hotspots globally.
CI defines these as forests that have lost more than 90% of their original habitat and which harbor at least 1,500 plant species that are found nowhere else in the world. Top of the list? The Indo-Burma wetlands, in southern Asia.
Emotion researcher Jaak Panksepp
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