Gustavo Bernal Torres
Forest Pulse: The Latest on the World’s Forests
The Forest Pulse draws on the most recent data and analysis to reveal the latest trends in global forest loss and deforestation.
The loss of humid tropical forests contributed 2.5 billion tons of carbon dioxide emissions into the atmosphere last year, which is equivalent to the annual fossil fuel emissions of India — the world’s fourth-largest emitter,
The tropics lost 11.1 million hectares of tree cover in 2021, according to new data from the University of Maryland and available on Global Forest Watch.