10 Most Endangered Forests in the World


9. New Caledonia

Nickel mining and invasive plant species are the main reasons just 5% of this amazing forest is left. The South Pacific islands of New Caledonia are not far from Australia and are home to five endemic plant species.

One of these is the only parasitic conifer in the world. The growing tourist industry may bring enough attention to conservation to help the remaining forest stay intact.

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