Carbon loss from deforestation estimated to have doubled over the last two decades, research finds

Published 10:45 on March 1, 2022  /  Last updated at 10:45 on March 1, 2022  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Climate Talks, International  /  No Comments

The annual level of carbon loss caused by the conversion of tropical forests to other land uses, such as agriculture, has doubled over the last 20 years, highlighting the need to implement strategies at a global scale to prevent further deforestation, a study has concluded.

The annual level of carbon loss caused by the conversion of tropical forests to other land uses, such as agriculture, has doubled over the last 20 years, highlighting the need to implement strategies at a global scale to prevent further deforestation, a study has concluded.

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