Russian Forests

Russia is a country having more forests than any other country n earth and has more forests forests cover over one thousand million hectares. It makes twenty percent of the world's forest. This area is almost equal to the Area of Canada. Most of these forests consist of spruce and pine. The rapid growth of industries is now shortening the forest area and many forests have been decimated by clear cutting and clearing for agriculture. Greenpeace is putting it's efforts to protect Russia's worldly important forest areas by lobbying and by introducing the importance of these forests. Greenpeace has been active in its efforts for the last four years to stop destruction of greenery in the forests of North-western Russia along the border with Finland.