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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  ...

Calculating Deforestation in the Amazon - Rainforests - Mongabay

rainforests.mongabay.com/amazon/deforestation_calculations.html

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 | 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 ...

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

www.ran.org/how_many_trees_are_cut_down_every_year

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 ...

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

environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/last-of-amazon/

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Standardizing the calculation of the annual rate of deforestation ...

www.researchgate.net/publication/222414281_Standardizing_the_calculation_of_the_annual_rate_of_deforestation

Different authors utilize different formulae to calculate the annual rate of change of forest cover (or its opposite, the annual rate of deforestation) and use different  ...

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 ...

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Amazon Destruction - Rainforests - Mongabay

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Jan 23, 2016 ... Annual forests loss in Brazil and the Brazilian Amazon ... Annual deforestation in Peru and the Peruvian Amazon Annual forests loss in Peru ...

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 ...

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

www.fao.org

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.