Pacific Northwest Forests

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Among our planet's most vital ecosystems, forests are home to a variety of living organisms even as they provide raw materials that enable and enhance human life.

Forests are also integral parts of the water, oxygen and carbon dioxide cycles of the Earth's biosphere; a sort of planetary "lung" ensuring the planet's and our individual survival.

In addition, forests provide inspiration and nourishment for the human psyche in settings of magnificent solitude and awe-inspiring beauty. In this section you will find images of forests that attempt to capture the many moods and perspectives of forests.