We use cookies to track usage and preferences. See Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the European Union version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Digital Subscriptions > Travel Africa > April-June 2016 (74) > Africa's forest loss

Africa's forest loss

The map that tells a story

Tropical forests cover about 5.7 million sq km of Africa, with the Congo Basin being the second largest in the world. Over the past 14 years, deforestation — due to human encroachment and population increase — has accounted for a four per cent loss. Though lower than that of South America and South-East Asia, this deforestation rate is still significant (equating to the size of Uruguay), and has a vast impact on geology, biodiversity and wildlife

Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of Travel Africa - April-June 2016 (74)
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - April-June 2016 (74)
Or 449 points
Annual Digital Subscription
Only € 3.00 per issue
Or 1199 points

View Issues

About Travel Africa

Botswana's secret zebra migration • Insider's tips on Cape Town • Madagascar for families • 10 Reasons to visit Mozambique • Wild Zambia • Conquering Mulanje • Sudan uncovered... and much more!
Ways to Pay Pocketmags Payment Types
At Pocketmags you get Secure Billing Great Offers HTML Reader Gifting options Loyalty Points