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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

7 Comments Add yours

  1. judybarbera says:

    Nice picture overall

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  2. Amy Barbera says:

    Awesome Picture Dad!! 🙂

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    1. The wonders of picmonkey.

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  3. A fascinating subject. Where I live in the midwest there were almost no trees a hundred years ago Now there are forests all over the place.

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    1. Halbarbera says:

      Glad to hear that!

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      1. It’s a mixed bag. There are probably too many trees around here, and definitely too much corn. The natural ecological state is prairie.

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