Batwa women and children show their pottery wares, Burundi

L’UICN célèbre l’Année internationale des forêts

24 janvier 2011. Rejoignez-nous pour célébrer les merveilles des forêts du monde – nos jungles, nos bois, nos mangroves – et ce qu’elles impliquent pour le bien-être de l’humanité et de la planète. Les Nations Unies ont proclamé 2011 « Année internationale des forêts » et l’UICN contribue à sensibiliser le public au rôle central des forêts, notamment comme source de sécurité alimentaire et de moyens d’existence pour plus de 1,6 milliards de personnes dans le monde.

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