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Forest that has been disturbed – but not cleared – by logging or fire can be hard to spot from satellites.
Indonesia makes permanent its forest moratorium to save remaining primary forests and peatlands.
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Indonesia has permanently banned new clearing of primary forest and peatland. Here are three benefits of the policy.
A coolabah forest in Western Australia – one of the world’s previously unrecognised dryland forests.
A new survey has identified millions of hectares of forest in dryland areas, a finding that boosts the total global forest cover by 9% and has significant consequences for carbon budgets.
The highway connecting Cameroon and Nigeria has brought economic benefits and forest degradation.
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A time-series analysis of tree cover loss before, during and after road construction reveals a strong relationship between infrastructure development and accelerating deforestation.