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Forest Coverage Over Time infographic

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SUBJECTS: Science, Social Studies

TOPICS: Agriculture, Forests, Land Use

Line graphs of tropical rainforest loss. Graphs display forest loss in Indonesia and the Brazilian Amazon, showing the percentage of 1970s forest cover remaining in 1990 compared to 2020.

Tropical forest data is from Mongabay, the World Resources Institute, and Tsujino in Land Use Policy.

Graphic originally published on the Quick Trip to 8 Billion wall chart.

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

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