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CHART: Deforestation rate for Caribbean Islands


Chart: forest cover in Caribbean Islands
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This forest cover data is from Aide et al 2012

Caribbean Islands: change in forest cover, 2001-2010 (square kilometers)


CountryGross loss (sq km)Gross gain (sq km)Net Change (sq km)
Aruba000
Bahamas-61709
Cayman Islands-112-9
Cuba-77333082534
Dominica-21613
Dominican Republic-774749-24
Grenada-330-33
Guadeloupe-102110
Haiti-299447147
Jamaica-39395-299
Martinique-330-33
Montserrat066
Netherland Antilles-32-1
Puerto Rico-160326166
Saint Kitts and Nevis01515
Saint Lucia01919
Saint Vincent-10-1
Trinidad and Tobago-21512-203
Turks and Caicos-180-18
U.S. Virgin Islands-143


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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