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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

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

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  ...

Deforestation In Madagascar - American University

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Much of this destruction is for economic reasons; values which many ... In its 1922 annual report, the colonial Forest Service objected to the state's action, ...

FAO - News Article: World deforestation slows down as more forests ...

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Sep 7, 2015 ... Meanwhile, the net annual rate of forest loss has slowed from 0.18 percent in the early 1990s to 0.08 percent during the period 2010-2015.

Amazon Rain Forest, Deforestation, Forest Conservation - National ...

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Brazil's dilemma: Allow widespread—and profitable—destruction of the rain forest to continue, or intensify conservation efforts.

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

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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 ...

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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 ...

Rainforest Facts - Wealth of the Rainforest

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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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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

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

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

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 ...