Functions of the Swiss forest NFI)

The Swiss forest fulfils a variety of important functions, not just from an environmental and economic point of view but from a social perspective too. In addition to timber production, it provides protection against various natural hazards, it filters and cleans water, and it stores CO2. It is also used for recreation and sport. Most importantly of all, the forest serves as a habitat for

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Forest functions (NFI)

Tags: Landscape and Space, Landscapes/Habitats, Forest and trees, Nature conservation, Forest, Renewable energy, Sport, Landscape, Leisure time, Agriculture
Spatial extent: Switzerland
Time: 2019
Distinction: Priority function, Recreation