Forest Statistics Canada

Forest management

  • Area defoliated by insects and beetle-killed trees (hectares) (2011) 9,193,488
  • Area planted (hectares) (2011) 303,538
  • Area seeded (hectares) (2011) 12,709
  • Fire – area burned (hectares) (2012) 1,921,371
  • Fires – number (number) (2012) 7,288
  • Forest area certified (hectares) (2012) 147,928,855
  • Harvest (area) (hectares) (2011) 482,221
  • Harvest (volume) (cubic metres) (2011) 148,653,150

Greenhouse gasinventory

  • For forest lands affected by land-use change (2010)
  • Afforestation – forest area (kilohectares) Not available
  • CO2e removals from the atmosphere due to afforestation (megatonnes) -1.0 Deforestation – forest area (kilohectares) 44.8
  • CO2e emissions due to deforestation (megatonnes) 18.0
  • For managed forests (2010) Area of managed forests (million hectares) 229.0
  • Net greenhouse gas release to the atmosphere (CO2e/yr) (megatonnes) 69.0
  • Net accumulation in forest biomass and dead organic matter (CO2e/yr) (megatonnes) -220.0

Forest products Domestic consumption

  • Lumber – hardwood (cubic metres) (2012) 2,156,211
  • Lumber – softwood (cubic metres) (2012) 21,905,386
  • Newsprint (tonnes) (2012) 818,000
  • Printing and writing paper (tonnes) (2012) 1,322,000
  • Structural panels (plywood and oriented strandboard) (cubic metres) (2012) 3,772,329 Wood pulp (tonnes) (2012) 7,449,082
  • Production Christmas trees (dollars) (2011) 39,437,872
  • Christmas trees (number) (2011) 1,838,277
  • Lumber – hardwood (cubic metres) (2012) 1,297,600
  • Lumber – softwood (cubic metres) (2012) 54,722,600
  • Maple products (dollars) (2011) 349,504,000
  • Maple products (litres) (2011) 50,109,000
  • Newsprint (tonnes) (2012) 3,874,000
  • Printing and writing paper (tonnes) (2012) 3,319,000
  • Structural panels (plywood and oriented strandboard) (cubic metres) (2012) 6,694,269 Wood pulp (tonnes) (2012) 17,079,000

InventoryLand classification Thousand hectares

  • Forest land 347,710 Other land with tree cover 7,773
  • Other wooded land 41,779
  • Forest, other wooded land and other land with tree cover 397,262

TradeBalance of trade (total exports) (dollars) (2012) 16,326,222,000

  • Value of domestic exports (dollars) (2012) 25,077,709,595
  • Primary wood products 1,024,889,707
  • Pulp and paper products 15,125,924,298
  • Wood-fabricated materials 8,926,895,590
  • Value of imports (dollars) (2012) 8,900,688,235
  • Primary wood products 420,120,787
  • Pulp and paper products 5,768,311,902
  • Wood-fabricated materials 2,712,255,546

from Statistics Canada http://cfs.nrcan.gc.ca/statsprofile

In these statistics I see a industrial and panned destruction of the Canadian forest with a dollar sign on top of them. Also  fire and beetle-killed trees areas shows the amount of forest destruction in Canada.

Can we learn a lesson here until is not too late?

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