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  • Tree Cover Loss Spikes in Russia and Canada, Remains High Globally

    New, high-resolution satellite-based maps released last week by the University of Maryland and Google on Global Forest Watch, a partnership of over 60 organizations convened by the World Resources Institute, reveal a significant recent surge in tree cover loss largely in Russia and Canada during 2013. There is also some good news, with a slowing of tree cover loss in Indonesia, though rates of loss continue a troubling rise across the tropics as a whole.

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