Forests don't just reduce climate change - they can improve our mental and physical health as well

Forest ecosystems can provide fuel and medicine to local communities as well as healthier foods. Image: UNSPLASH/Steven Kamenar

Maxwell Radwin

Staff Writer, Mongabay


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View of trees from the ground
'The Amazon rainforest of La Chorrera, in the Department of Amazonas, Colombia.' Image: Luis Barreto / WWF-UK.
Grandfather talking to his grandchild.
'Kenyan fisherman Hilary Masuma transfers his knowledge of the Kaya Kauma forest to his grandchild.' Image: Greg Armfield / WWF-UK.

Woman collecting grasses.
'Collecting grasses from the floor of the community forest in Khata Corridor, Nepa.' Image: Emmanuel Rondeau / WWF-US.

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