Forests

The world has lost one-third of its forests, but an end to deforestation is possible

An area the size of the United States has been lost since 1990. Image: Unsplash/Boudewijn Huysmans

Hannah Ritchie

Researcher, Our World in Data

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The world has lost one-third of its forest, but an end of deforestation is possible
An areas of forest twice the size of the United States has been lost since the last ice age. Image: Our World in Data
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