Forest lives. According to scientist, Estonian forests are home to close to 20 000 species of living organisms. All of them are dependent at least in some phase of their lives on forest and species inhabiting there. Forest is entirety due to its intertwining relations, and it is virtually impossible to say severing of which would cause disintegration of this entirety. The fact that these days witness severing many important relations is revealed by the state of affairs where 31% of Estonia’s endangered species is associated with forest.
Anneli Palo www.elfond.ee/vep