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Deforestation in Rondonia (Brazil) in the nineties

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 Please be advised that this graphic is likely outdated.

Year: 2005

From collection: General archive

Cartographer: Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal

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