Bad News + Good News

September 28, 2015

Bad News + Good News

First a bit of bad news: the University of Melbourne has crunched the numbers and pegged the global loss of total forest area at around three percent since 1990, (Science Daily, Sept 2015). Brazil, Indonesia, and Nigeria saw the biggest losses, and agricultural land development has been singled out at the leading cause. The good news is that although deforestation is continuing, the annual rate of ‘net’ forest loss has halved over the past five years – mainly due to the implementation of more stringent regulations and policies.

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