Deforestation of Rondonia, Brazil since 1980
This map shows the increasing deforestation occurring in Brazil since 1980.
Though Brazil makes up one quarter of the world’s forest, its forests are in decline as a result of agricultural processes, construction of new towns and commercial logging.
United Nations Environment Programme / GRID-Arendal
Cartographer/Designer: Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
© 2006 UNEP / GRID-Arendal
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This map is one in a series For a listing with flyovers, see Series:UNEP / GRID-Arendal.