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World Atlas of Desertification, UNEP, International Soil
Reference and Information Centre (ISRIC), 1997
Uploaded on Tuesday 21 Feb 2012
Areas affected by deforestation
Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Deforestation is a key global environmental indicator. Many regions of the world are affected by deforestation: namely in South America (Brazil), Central Africa (Congo), Southeast Asia (Indonesia) and Eastern Europe.