Top 10 Highest Deforestation Countries in World

Highest Deforestation Countries in World

Highest Deforestation Countries in World

 

                                                                           
Deforestation - in simple words we can say that Cutting down of trees in large scale
                                                                             Forest Area Cut (in Hectares) 

1.Brazil   - 3466000


2. Indonesia  1447800
                                                              Top 10 Highest Deforestation Countries in World


3 .Russian Federation 532200
   


4. Mexico395000
   


5. Papua New Guinea 250200
    


6. Peru 224600   
                                                              Top 10 Highest Deforestation Countries in World


7. United States of America 215200
   


8. Bolivia 135200
   


9. Sudan 117807
                                                            

10.Nigeria 82000


Top 10 Facts on Deforestation 


1. 20% of the world's oxygen is produced in the Amazon forest

 2. 25% of cancers fighting organisms are found in the amazon.

3. The rate of deforestation equal to loss of 20 football fields every minutes

4. Agriculture is the leading cause of deforestation

5. It is estimated that within 100 years there will be no rainforests


                      

                           Top 10 Facts on Deforestation




6. One and a half acres of forest is cut down every second.

7. Forests cover 30% of the earth's land
 
8. 25% of cancers fighting organism are found in the amazon.

9. Half of the world's tropical forests has already been cleared .

10.Trees are important constituents of the   ecosystem by absorbing carbon

                              
  Top 10 Highest Deforestation Countries in World


 source-  conserve-energy-future.com

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