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These Are The 20 Most Beautiful Forests In The World

Nov 27, 2020




The diversity of plant species in the Amazon is the highest on Earth. Experts estimate that one square kilometre of Amazon rainforest can contain about 90,790 tonnes of living plants, comprised of 75,000 types of trees and 150,000 species of higher plants. An estimated 438,000 species of plants of economic and social interest have been registered in the region with many more remaining to be discovered or catalogued.

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Few earthly experiences are as soothing—or as humbling—as standing in the middle of a beautiful forest, trees towering around you in every direction. Yet throughout the world, from North America's national parks to a remote island off of Yemen, you can find these commanding, verdant woodlands, some so otherworldly it's hard to believe they're real.