Wood

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Forests

Forests are dense collections of trees, where much of wood used for commercial purposes is harvested. One of the largest forest biomes, the Taiga[1], covers about 10% of the world.

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Growing Trees

Trees can grow for a very long time. One of the oldest trees on record is the Methuselah tree, which is about 4,850 years old![2] On average, almost half of all developed trees in the Amazon are 300 years old or older.[3]

Common Growth Methods

Processing Wood

Wood has been used for thousands of years, with the first known thing being made of wood created 400,000 years ago![4]

Common Processing Techniques