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CHART: Forest loss by forest cover type in Indonesia and Malaysia

Chart: Peatland loss in Indonesia and Malaysia
Graph: Forest cover change in Indonesia and Malaysia between 2000 and 2010. Background photo by Rhett A. Butler. Click image to enlarge.

This forest cover data is from Miettinen et al 2011. Related article: Charts: deforestation in Indonesia and Malaysia, 2000-2010.

Deforestation by forest cover type in Indonesia and Malaysia, 2000-2010

20002010Change 2000–2010
1000 ha%1000 ha%1000 ha%%/yr
Peat swamp forest139706.4112145.1-2756-19.7-2.2
Lowland evergreen forest7088932.26302028.7-7869-11.1-1.2
Lower montane forest183978.4180198.2-378-2.1-0.2
Upper montane forest65743.068143.12403.60.4
Total forest area11253651.210143446.1-11102-9.9-1.0

CITATION: Jukka Miettinen, Chenghua Shi and Soo Chin Liew. Deforestation rates in insular Southeast Asia between 2000 and 2010. Global Change Biology (2011) 17, 2261–2270, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2011.02398.x

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