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CHART: Change in vegetation cover for biomes, by country, in Latin America


Chart: Highest gross loss in vegetation cover for biomes, by country in Latin America
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Chart: Highest net loss in vegetation cover for biomes, by country in Latin America
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Chart: Highest gross gain in vegetation cover for biomes, by country in Latin America
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Chart: Highest net gain in vegetation cover for biomes, by country in Latin America
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This forest cover data is from Aide et al 2012

Change in vegetation cover for biomes, by country, in Latin America, 2001-2010 (square kilometers)


CountryGross loss (sq km)Gross gain (sq km)Net Change (sq km)
Anguilla-20-2
Antigua and Barbuda06666
Argentina-22022316755-203468
Aruba000
Bahamas-12214018
Barbados01616
Belize-558338-218
Bolivia-6771512416-55298
Brazil-491534292683-198849
British Virgin Islands02424
Cayman Islands-224-18
Chile-189103469-15440
Colombia-222595618433926
Costa Rica-35036063256
Cuba-166267105047
Dominica-43630
Dominican Republic-15481498-49
Ecuador-2234713312-9035
El Salvador-20113731172
French Guiana-281494214
Grenada-660-66
Guadeloupe-20168147
Guatemala-108964859-6037
Guyana-10161242226
Haiti-599901301
Honduras-3252101726920
Jamaica-786189-598
Martinique-660-66
Mexico-40934233113192178
Montserrat01212
Netherland Antilles-878-78
Nicaragua-199474024-15923
Panama-3012309078
Paraguay-8562164-85556
Peru-2631018893-7417
Puerto Rico-320653333
Saint Kitts and Nevis03030
Saint Lucia03838
Saint Vincent-20-2
Suriname-1941042847
Trinidad and Tobago-43024-406
Turks and Caicos-360-36
U.S. Virgin Islands-42825
Uruguay-1681612-16806
Venezuela-255133717411660


All data in square kilometers. Multiply sq km by 100 to get hectares (ha); divide by 2.59 to get square miles (sq mi).

CITATION: Aide, T. M., M. L. Clark, H. R. Grau, D. López-Carr, M. Levy, D. Redo, M. Bonilla-Moheno, G. Riner, M. J. Andrade-Núñez, and M. Muñiz. Online August 3, 2012. Deforestation and reforestation of Latin America and the Caribbean (2001-2010). Biotropica. DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7429.2012.00908.x

Chart by Rhett A. Butler / mongabay.com





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