Forest Loss Has Halved In The Past 30 Years, Latest Global Update Shows

Forest loss has halved over the past 30 years according to the 2015 Global Forest Resources Assessment released yesterday. Between 1990 and 2015, global forest area declined by 3%, but the rate of loss has halved between the 1990s and the past five years. Most of this loss occurs in the tropics.

Source: Forest Loss Has Halved In The Past 30 Years, Latest Global Update Shows | IFLScience

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