Deforestation Rates Double in the Congo Basin: Report | WWF

Deforestation Rates Double in the Congo Basin: Report



Posted on 20 March 2012   |  
From CIFOR Forest Blog: DOUALA, Cameroon - Although the level of deforestation in the world’s second-largest tropical forest remains relatively low compared to similar regions in Asia and Latin America, the latest satellite-based monitoring data has revealed that the annual rates of gross deforestation in the Congo Basin have doubled since 1990, according to a new study.
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