The main causes of deforestation in the Amazon rainforest are human settlement
and .... The mean annual deforestation rate from 2000 to 2005 (22,392 square ...
Nov 19, 2009 ... Dear EarthTalk: Do you have current facts and figures about how much rainforest
is being destroyed each day around the world, and for what ...
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
Period, Estimated Remaining Forest Cover in the Brazilian Amazon (sq. km),
Annual forest loss (sq. km), Percent of 1970 cover remaining, Total forest loss
But forests around the world are under threat from deforestation, jeopardizing
these benefits. Deforestation comes in many forms, including fires, clear-cutting
Deforestation can also be seen as removal of forests leading to several ... Facts 5
: Loss of forests contributes between 12 percent and 17 percent of annual ...
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 ...
In other words, it is a general term that refers to the destruction of our forests. ... of
responsible forestry products per year and employ over 1.3 million people.
Box 2: Underlying causes of deforestation and forest degradation. 17. Box 3:
Alternative ..... 16 million hectares per year in the 1990s to an estimated. 13
Nov 15, 2013 ... The World Has Lost an Unbelievable Amount of Forest Since 1999 ... The country
has doubled its yearly deforestation rate to 7,722 square ...