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
But forests around the world are under threat from deforestation, jeopardizing
these benefits. Deforestation comes in many forms, including fires, clear-cutting
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
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, ...
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.
Brazil's dilemma: Allow widespread—and profitable—destruction of the rain
forest to continue, or intensify conservation efforts.
Box 2: Underlying causes of deforestation and forest degradation. 17 .... of
annual production and consumption. .... estimated annual losses of natural forest
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 ...
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 ...
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.