Thursday, March 12, 2009

Australia's forests at a glance

Source: Bureau of Rural Sciences
"Australia has 147.4 million hectares of native forest and 1.97 million hectares of forestry plantations. Together these cover about 19% of the continent. This report contains up-to-date facts and figures about our forests and their management and shows – at a glance – the key features of Australia’s forest industries, including their size, location, contribution to the economy and export markets."