Dr Vasiliki Maria Tzatzaki
(Legal Advisor, Hellenic Ministry of Environment and Energy)
Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) Published on 18 April 2021.
Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS).
Forests are indispensable for human life and life on the planet. They provide environmental, economic and social benefits to the society and they address challenges, such as climate change and water scarcity. The importance of protecting our forests is recognized by the international community. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals urge states to protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss. ... Read more