Scientists track shrinking forest landscapes • Earth.com

Last update: October 14th, 2019 at 1:05 pm

After many years of study on the subject of shrinking forest landscapes P. Potapov Md., and colleagues at the University of Maryland in College Park, published the results last week. The study which took place between 2000-2013 was featured in the Science Advances journal, published by AAAS. This astonishing image shows the intact forest landscape loss between 2000 and 2013.  The full title of the paper is “The last frontiers of wilderness: Tracking loss of intact forest landscapes from 2000 to 2013.”

Image credit: Carla Schaffer / AAAS

By earth.com Editor-in-Chief Frances Levine

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