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Uploaded on Saturday 25 Feb 2012
Loss of tropical forest in developing regions, 1980-1990
Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
The graphic shows the amount and rate of deforestation in Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa from 1980 to 1990. Tropical forests are earth's most complex biome in terms of both structure and species diversity.