Forests Are More Linked to the World Water Crisis Than We May Think

"'This international effort to highlight the interlinkages between forests, water, people and climate is very timely, given the pressures we now face on both human society and natural ecosystems,' Caroline Sullivan, an environmental economist at Australia’s Southern Cross University who contributed to the report, said in a statement. 'For example, here in Australia, we are facing water shortages, massive loss of biodiversity, rising incidence of floods and droughts, and loss of economic capital and human wellbeing.'" Learn more here.