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ForewordFriday: Seeing the Forest and the Trees Edition

Photo by Nikola Ostrun, used under Creative Commons licensing. Photo by Nikola Ostrun, used under Creative Commons licensing.

Forest ecosystems play a complicated and crucial role on Earth, but they often go unappreciated. So this weekend, enjoy the introduction of Forests in Our Changing World: New Principles for Conservation and Management—preferably outside, with a trunk at your back and leaves rustling above you. And don't forget to enter to win a copy of the book for an even deeper understanding of how forests shape our world.