of tropical forest LOST
in the Asia Pacific region in the last 20 years
to the size of JAPAN
DID YOU KNOW?
Much of this is the result of ILLEGAL and DESTRUCTIVE logging,
often to produce furniture and flooring bound
for the GLOBAL MARKET
worth of wood and paper products
were exported by Asia Pacific countries in 2010
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), 2012. Asia-Pasific Forests and Forestry to 2020, Forest Policy Brief 01,
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), 2007. Climate Change 2007: Synthesis Report,
Forest Peoples Programme/Chao, S, 2012. Forest Peoples: Numbers across the world,
United Nations Commodity Trade Statistics database (UN COMTRADE), 2010.