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Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest - Wikipedia, the free ...

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Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest accelerated significantly between 1991 and 2004, reaching an annual forest loss rate of 27,423 km² in 2004. Though the  ...

Deforestation | Threats | WWF

www.worldwildlife.org/threats/deforestation

But forests around the world are under threat from deforestation, jeopardizing these benefits. Deforestation comes in many forms, including fires, clear-cutting for ...

Calculating Deforestation in the Amazon - Rainforests - Mongabay

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Jan 23, 2016 ... Forest Cover in the Brazilian Amazon (sq. km), Annual forest loss (sq. km), Percent of 1970 cover remaining, Total forest loss since 1970

Deforestation Stats | Forest Data & Tables - Rainforests - Mongabay

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Tropical deforestation rates from 2000-2005, ranked in decending order by the highest amount of average annual forest loss for 25 countries based on data from  ...

The World Has Lost an Unbelievable Amount of Forest Since 1999 ...

www.citylab.com/work/2013/11/world-has-lost-forest-twice-size-texase-1999/7599/

Nov 15, 2013 ... It can be difficult to picture the rapid and widespread destruction of the ... Whereas Brazil had an annual forest loss of about 15,444 square ...

State of the World's Forests 2012 - Food and Agriculture ...

www.fao.org/docrep/016/i3010e/i3010e.pdf

Box 2: Underlying causes of deforestation and forest degradation. 17 .... of annual production and consumption. .... estimated annual losses of natural forest area.

Rate of deforestation in Indonesia overtakes Brazil, says study ...

www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jun/29/rate-of-deforestation-in-indonesia-overtakes-brazil-says-study

Jun 29, 2014 ... Annual primary forest cover loss, 2000–2012, for Indonesia as a whole ... the US, with 85% of its emissions coming from forest destruction and ...

Eco-Economy Indicators - Forest Cover - World Forest Area Still on ...

www.earth-policy.org/indicators/C56/forests_2012

Aug 31, 2012 ... Forests cover 31 percent of the world's land surface, just over 4 billion ... In Mexico and Central America combined, annual deforestation losses ...

New High-Resolution Forest Maps Reveal World Loses 50 Soccer ...

www.wri.org/blog/2013/11/new-high-resolution-forest-maps-reveal-world-loses-50-soccer-fields-trees-minute

Nov 14, 2013 ... ... global picture of annual forest cover change over the period 2000 to ... drivers of forest loss—both to reduce its own deforestation and to act ...

Rainforest Facts - Wealth of the Rainforest

www.rain-tree.com/facts.htm

Dec 21, 2012 ... Rainforests are being destroyed because the value of rainforest land is ..... timber import of 11 million cubic meters annually is still gluttonous.

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Measuring the Daily Destruction of the World's Rainforests ...

www.scientificamerican.com

According to the United Nations's Food and Agriculture Organization, overall tropical deforestation rates this decade are 8.5 percent higher than during the ...

How many trees are cut down every year? - Rainforest Action Network

www.ran.org

Apr 22, 2008 ... When you work for a group like RAN, you get lots of questions about deforestation. Here's a recent Q&A. "Statistics lie" you say? Commentary ...

Rainforest Deforestation

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May 8, 2001 ... The major causes and effects of tropical deforestation, such as logging and ... Annual forest loss, in the Brazilian Amazon, rose from less than 3 ...