Cambodia Deforestation Rates & Statistics | GFW. In 2010, Cambodia had 7.22Mha of natural forest, extending over 42% of its land area. In 2020, it lost 140kha of natural forest, equivalent to 80.7Mt of CO₂ of emissions.
How much of Cambodia is forest?
According to the U.N. FAO, 57.2% or about 10,094,000 ha of Cambodia is forested, according to FAO.
What kind of forest does Cambodia have?
Three main types of forest are found in Cambodia: relatively open deciduous forest; generally closed semi-deciduous forest; and evergreen closed forest.
How many forests are there in Cambodia?
We found four main clusters corresponding to traditional qualitative forest types known as evergreen forest, deciduous forest, hill evergreen forest, and swamp forest.
How much of the forests are left?
The world has 4.06 billion remaining hectares of forests, according to the recently released key findings of the Global Forest Resources Assessment 2020. Of this area, only about 1.11 billion hectares are primary forests, or native forests that remain largely undisturbed by humans.
Why does Vietnam have deforestation?
The fundamental general causes of deforestation in Viet Nam are demographic growth; economic growth; an increasing demand for food and export crops; and an increasing demand for forest products — primarily wood for the pulp and paper industry, for construction, and for fuel.