Canada Post has released stamp on year of the forest on 21st April 2011. Stamp is about diversity and intrinsic value of Canada’s forests. showing the marvel of life found in the forest floor and the other depicting the sheer strength and lush fecundity of a new growth North American rainforest through a close-up of new trees that culminates in a fresh canopy of green leaves.
More than 1.6 billion of the world’s people depend on forests for their livelihood Or that worldwide, the forest industry is responsible for $270 billion in trade, annually. In Canada, forests are among the largest and most diverse in the world—and have long been central to countries economy.
Canadian forests cover 41% of the country’s land mass, which amount to roughly 10% of the world’s forest. In addition to moderating climate and filtering the air we breathe, they also provide a home for countless wildlife species.