Map: Net Changes In Forest Area

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world map of changes in forest area

Below: Map indicating the the net changes in forest area 2000-2005 (note that all the areas in red – decrease of more than 50% – are in the tropics and the majority of the loss are prime habitat for primates.

 

Taken form the FAO 2005 publication: Global Forest Resources Assessment 2005; Progress towards sustainable forest management

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