How bad is deforestation in the Philippines?

What is the rate of deforestation in the Philippines?

Primary forest loss and tree cover loss: Philippines

Year Primary forest Tree cover (30%)
Primary loss/ Total tree cover loss 12.0%
Percent loss 2001-2018 3.0%
Loss/year (2001/2-2010) 6,504.00 52,782
Loss/year (2011-2018) 9,601.98 79,534

How much forest is left in the Philippines 2020?

Philippines Deforestation Rates & Statistics | GFW. In 2010, Philippines had 13.2Mha of natural forest, extending over 62% of its land area. In 2020, it lost 46.8kha of natural forest, equivalent to 27.4Mt of CO₂ of emissions.

What is the Tagalog of deforestation?

pagkakalbo ng kagubatan. Last Update: 2015-09-03.

How many forests are there in the Philippines?

Of this 11.2% ( 861,000 ) is classified as primary forest, the most biodiverse and carbon-dense form of forest. Philippines had 352,000 ha of planted forest.

Philippines Forest Information and Data.

Total Land Area (1000 ha) 29817
Total Forest Area (1000 ha) 7665
Percent Forest Cover 26
Primary Forest Cover (1000 ha) 861
Primary Forest, % total forest 11

Who is responsible for deforestation in Philippines?

According to scholar Jessica Mathews, short-sighted policies by the Filipino government have contributed to the high rate of deforestation: The government regularly granted logging concessions of less than ten years. Since it takes 30–35 years for a second-growth forest to mature, loggers had no incentive to replant.

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