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The Forest Files

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The importance of forests cannot be underestimated. Humans depend on forests for survival, from the air they breathe to the wood they use. Besides providing habitats for animals and livelihoods for humans, forests also offer watershed protection, prevent soil erosion, and mitigate climate change.

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Runtime: 27 minutes 38 seconds

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