Forests and fashion are interlinked, says UN forestry expert

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Haitian Students Breathe New Life into Depleted Pine Forest
United Nations Photo

"Forests for Fashion-Fashion for Forests" is an initiative that is being launched on the International Day of Forests on March 21st. It seeks to demonstrate that new forest products can contribute to a greener economy while being fashionable and affordable.

The message is clear: our choices, even on how we dress, can make a difference and lead us to a more sustainable world.

Stephanie Coutrix asked Dominique Reeb, a senior official involved in Forestry and Timber, how we can make better choices to support forests.

Duration: 3'27''

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