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Deforestation in Rondonia (Brazil) in the nineties

Deforestation in Rondonia (Brazil) in the nineties

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Uploaded 25 Feb 2012 by GRID-Arendal
Year: 2005
From collection: General archive
Author: Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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The graph shows deforestation in Rondonia, Brazil. Brazil covers more than one quarter of the worlds tropical forests. Since 1980 the deforestation has steadily increased. Deforestration can occur as a result of the clearing of large areas for agricultural purposes, commercial logging and the construction of towns or dams. Please be advised that this graphic is likely outdated.
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