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Conflicting Data: How Fast Is the World Losing its Forests?

The latest UN report on climate says reducing deforestation is crucial to slowing global warming. But researchers must first reconcile two contradictory sets of statistics on tree loss in order to determine whether promises made by nations to protect and restore forests are on target.

Trees cleared in the western Amazon region of Brazil in September 2017.

Trees cleared in the western Amazon region of Brazil in September 2017. CARL DE SOUZA / AFP / GETTY IMAGES

https://e360.yale.edu/features/conflicting-data-how-fast-is-the-worlds-losing-its-forests

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