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Vital Forest Graphics

05 Jun 2009

Over the last few years, two key environmental issues, closely related, have been on the top of the environmental agenda: climate change and deforestation. Forest is a subject for these two concerns. Deforestation, estimated at above 13 millions hectares a year, or an area roughly equivalent to the size of Greece, has immediate consequence in terms detraction of livelihoods for people, increased carbon emissions, and loss of biological diversity to mention few.

Status: Completed

Type: Vital Graphics Series

Year of publication: 2009

Tags: Africa agriculture air pollution biofuels climate change deforestation food forests indigenous peoples rainforests vital graphics Asia

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