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World forest status map


Written in Environmental News: 11/14/15, 06:18:05 by admin  | Print article  | View all categories.

The map below is from the ArcGIS site and shows the dramatic decrease of forested areas world wide - as tracked by the World Research Institute "Global Forest Watch" project. The estimate almost 50% of the world's forested area has disappeared. You can view this map and more at 

http://story.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapJournal/?appid=d14f53dcaf7b4542a8c9110eeabccf1c