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Chapter 1: Forest definition and extent
Biomes
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Forest cover and definition.
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Most forested countries.
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Forest per total land area.
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Chapter 2: Forest losses and gains
Annual net change in forest area.
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Changing global forest cover.
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Global forest fragmentation.
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Change forest cover area.
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Change forest cover Costa Rica.
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Conversion of original biomes.
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Chapter 3: The relationship between indigenous people and forests
Forest concessions and protected areas - DRC.
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Mapping traditional activities in Mpaa, DRC.
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Chapter 4: Forests sustain livelihoods
Level of dependence on forests.
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Forest cover in relation to poverty - Madagascar.
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Forest cover in relation to poverty - Madagascar - 2.
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Chapter 5: A hiding place for fighting forces and a refuge for victims
Forests in narcotics and arms trafficking areas.
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Forests affected as hideouts and refugees.
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Forests and conflicts.
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Chapter 6: Forests under threat as agricultural commodities take over
Major producers of soya beans and sugar cane.
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Major producers of palm oil and beef.
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Deforestation benefits.
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Drivers of forest conversion.
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What is becoming of the amazon forest.
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Growth of cattle breeding in amazonia.
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Trends in production and exports of soya beans.
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Chapter 7: Is fast wood like fast food
Ten countries with the largest area of productive forest plantations.
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Trends in area of productive forest plantations.
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Changes in area of productive forest plantations.
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Chapter 8: Changing trends in forest products trade
Trends in net trade of forest products.
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Intra-regional trade in primary wood and paper products.
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Global trade in forest products.
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Production imports and exports of selected forest products.
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Wood products rise.
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Trends in commodity prices.
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Global wood consumption.
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Chapter 9: Clearing forests for biofuels
Solid biomass consumption including woodfuel.
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Woodfuel consumption trends and outlook.
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Global biofuel production.
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Chapter 10: Forests are a key source of ecological services
The world is losing its mangroves.
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Tea production areas and forest distribution in Kenya.
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Forests regulate groundwater level.
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Chapter 11: Climate change and its impact on forests
Impact of climate change on mountain vegetation zones.
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Estimated loss of plant species - 2000-2050.
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Estimated loss of rainfall in Amazonia in the next century.
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Carbon stocks trends and projections compared to 1860.
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Chapter 12: Forests and the carbon cycle
Historical forest carbon balance - 1855-1995.
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Forest carbon stock per region.
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The carbon cycle.
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Breakdown of carbon storage by region.
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Chapter 13: Forest animals threatened by habitat loss and-poaching
Number of tree species per country in the world.
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The routes of African ivory and rhino horns to asia.
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Wildlife smuggling to in and from Nepal.
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Number of animal species per biome ecosystem.
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Chapter 14: The forests of Central Africa
Forest conservation and wood production.
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Increase in forest concessions in Cameroon.
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Logging concessions and protected areas.
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Chapter 15: The forests of Southeast Asia
Forest and biodiversity under threat by economic development.
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Future expansion of palm oil in Indonesia.
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Colonization of West Papua Indonesia.
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Chapter 16: The Amazon- The largest rainforest in the world
Deforestation causes in Brazil.
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Socio-economic indicators for the legal Amazon region.
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Worst-case scenario for the Amazon forest.
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Deforestation in Brazil compared with the area of Turkey.pdf
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Chapter 17: The Boreal forests
Main flow of illegally logged timber to Europe.
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Boreal forest extent.
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Cutting smaller parcels in Halsingland, Sweden.
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Illegal logging in the Baltic countries.
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Chapter 18: Forests and fires
Smoke over South-East Asia on 11 September 1997.
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Trends in occurence of wild fires.
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Estimate of area of vegetation destroyed annually by fire by region.
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Chapter 19: Forests suffer from air pollution
Extent of pollution over Asia.
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The Kola Peninsula under threat from deadly emissions.
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Chapter 20: Local forest management
Indigenous land in Amazonia.
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Trends in deforestation in the Xingu river basin, Brazil.
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Loss of human lives due to conflicts over land - 1997-2007, Brazil.
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Chapter 21: Certification for sustainable forest management
Certification regional breakdown.
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Very little forest area is certified.
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Trends in forest certification.
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Chapter 22: Economic incentives to protect forests
Logging and corruption.
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When forest conversion is profitable.
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Pricing ecosystems.
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Economic value of forestsin the Mediterranean basin.
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Chapter 23: Are legal instruments sufficient to protect our forests
Global protected forests.
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Area of biomes protected.
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Chapter 24: Greening degraded forest landscapes
Global forest plantations for protective purposes.
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Which countries account for the largest area of protective forest plantations.
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Amazonian deforestation in the global context.
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The world is losing 20000 ha of forest a day.
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