Area of 95% of global forests

Value 3.9 billion ha Range: Table - link billion ha
Organism Biosphere
Reference Pan Y et al., A large and persistent carbon sink in the world's forests. Science. 2011 Aug 19 333(6045):988-93. doi: 10.1126/science.1201609 p.989 left column top paragraph & Supporting Online Material p.25 table S2PubMed ID21764754
Primary Source Food and Agriculture Organization, Global Forest Resources Assessment 2010 (Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome, 2010), forestry paper 163.
Comments "The area of global forests used as a basis for estimating C stocks and fluxes is 3.9 billion ha, representing 95% of the world’s forests (primary source) (table S2)."
Entered by Uri M
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