Top 10 countries which have the largest amount of forest coverage
December 9, 2017
Nature is the best creator of planet earth. Trees and the combination of wildlife are a treasure in nature which is known as forests. Forests give many advantages to human as well as animals. Green world and bio-diversity make a paradise for your eyes. Trees are the most important components in forests. They absorb carbon dioxide and pump out oxygen. Hence, trees are the key source of quality air on earth. Apart from that trees have an important role in seasonal rain patterns, cooling earth, block wind, clean up soil and air, muffle noise, providing foods and medicine for humans.
Forests around the world can be classified into 3 types based on latitude. They are tropical, temperate and taiga.
1. Tropical forests appear near the equator and it has rich bio-diversity. 2. Temperate forests occur in North America and Europe, which has the characteristic feature of well-defined seasons with a distinct winter. 3. Taiga occurs in 50-60 degrees north latitudes. It has a dry, long and cold winter season with low bio-diversity compare to above 2 types.
Following countries have the highest amount of forested area coverage (km2) in the world.
1. Russia Forested area 8,149,300 km2 Percentage of land area 49.40%