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Forest Coverage Over Time infographic

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SUBJECTS: Science, Social Studies

TOPICS: Agriculture, Forests, Land Use

Line graphs display forest loss in Indonesia and the Brazilian Amazon, showing the percentage of 1970s forest cover remaining in 1980 compared to 2020.

Indonesia forest data is from “History of forest loss and degradation in Indonesia” published in 2016 in Land Use Policy; Brazilian Amazon forest data is from IUCN Red List & Mongabay.

Graphic originally published on the Quick Trip to 7.6 Billion wall chart.

Forest loss in Indonesia and the Brazilian Amazon. Graph shows percentage of 1970s forest remaining through 2020