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Due to the changes in the environment, Slovene forests are faced with many challenges. This will be the main topic of activities surrounding the Week of Slovene Forests, which are traditionally organised by the Slovenian Forest Service and will take place between 23 and 29 May 2016.
Infographic 1: Tree structure of Slovene forests, 2014
Chart 1: Growing stock and sanitary fellings, Slovenia
...that since 2000 the growing stock in Slovenia has increased by 32%?
...that a hectare of forest in Slovenia in aboveground and underground wood mass stores on average 9 tons of CO2 per year?
...that in the opinion of experts young forest absorbs 11-times as much carbon from the air as old forest?
...that in the past 200 years conifers in Europe replaced non-conifers on as much as 633,000 km2 of area and that they store 3 billion tons of greenhouse carbon less than in 1750?
...that in the opinion of some researchers, conifers absorb more sunlight and emit less water, so they can have an impact on global warming?
...that sanitation removal represents on average 30% of total removal in Slovenia?
...that one drop of mineral oil pollutes 25 litres of water to such an extent that it is unhealthy to drink?2)
...that one litre of oil poured down the drain makes a slick on a hectare of water surface?3)
...that in the production of raw wood categories in 2014 the share of exports was 47%, the highest ever?
...that according to environmental and other experts, Slovenia has a potential to generate at least 10,000 new jobs in the wood processing industry?
1) Humar, M., Kutnar, A., Piškur, M., 2013. Razvojne priložnosti slovenske lesnopredelovalne industrije. V: Šoštarič, N. (ur.). Kam plovemo? Premisleki o izhodu iz krize. Ljubljana, Založba Sanje, str. 89–100.
2) Arnšek, A., 2001. Aktualni trendi razvoja traktorskih olj. Trendi v razvoju kmetijske tehnike: zbornik simpozija, Društvo kmetijske tehnike, Radenci: str. 167–174.
3) Barlow, M., Clarke, T., 2002. Blue gold: the fight to stop the corporate theft of the World's water. New York Press, New York.