Forest and Wood in Switzerland

Cover Forest and Wood in Switzerland
Year 2015
Pages 16
Number UD-1093-E
Publisher Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
Series Environmental miscellanea

Leaflet. 2015 edition

Around one third of Switzerland is under forest cover. Forests provide a habitat for plants and animals, supply wood, provide protection against natural hazards, are a popular space for recreation, and provide many other services. As well as being a renewable energy source, wood is also a climate-neutral and innovative building material with excellent characteristics.


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