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Forest Clearing and Forest Cover in the Humid Tropical Forest Biome: 2000-2005
Total forest clearing over the study period is estimated to be 27.2 million
hectares (SE 2.28 million hectares). Regional variation in clearing intensity is shown: Region 1 covers 6% of the biome and contains 55% of clearing; region 2
covers 44% of the biome and contains 40% of forest clearing; and region 3 covers 50% of the biome and contains 5% of forest clearing. Data from this figure
are available at http://globalmonitoring.sdstate.edu/projects/gfm.
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