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Q. Consider the following statements regarding the State of World’s Forests report:

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


A
1 only
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B
1 and 2 only
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C
1 and 3 only
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D
1, 2 and 3
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Solution

The correct option is A 1 only

Explanation:

Statement 1 is correct: State of World’s Forests report produced by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and technical input from the UNEP - World Conservation Monitoring Centre.

Statement 2 is incorrect: According to the 2020 report, The rate of forest loss has also declined due to the growth of sustainable management. The rate of forest loss in 2015-2020 declined to an estimated 10 million hectares (mha), down from 12 million hectares (mha) in 2010-2015.

Statement 3 is incorrect: According to the report, forest area has declined all across the world in the past three decades. The world has lost 178 mha of forest since 1990 & 420 mha due to conversion.


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