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Forest damage due to air pollution

Forest damage due to air pollution

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Uploaded 25 Feb 2012 by GRID-Arendal
Year: 2005
From collection: Barentswatch Atlas
Author: Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Description:
Air pollution has had an enormous impact of the forest in the Barents region. SPecifically there is alot of damage in Russia near the borders of Norway and Finland. The diagram shows areas of 'forest death' and the subsequent areas of varying levels of forest damage.
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