Global Forest Watch

Global forest cover losses rise despite lockdown

Global forest cover losses rise despite lockdown

April 8, 2021

The year 2020 saw a 12 pc rise in the area of tree cover lost which rose to 12.2 million hectares, says the Global Forest Watch in its report for the year. The report goes on to say that about 4.2 million hectares or a landmass equivalent to the Netherlands of virgin primary fore...

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