9 - Habitat loss and fragmentation

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Unformatted text preview: tropical moist forest loss and fragmentation timber harvesting slash & burn agriculture ranching fuelwood gathering M9.33 BIO 3115 Université d’Ottawa / University of Ottawa 2012 Estimates of average annual rates of change in forest cover around the world for the period 1977-1989 World Africa Asia Australia Central America Europe North America South America U.S.S.R. -10 -5 0 5 Annual Change in Forest Cover (% ) M9.34 BIO 3115 Université d’Ottawa / University of Ottawa 2012 M9.17 BIO 3115 Conservation Biology 2009-2010 Original extent Distribution of rainforest in eastern Madagascar from before human colonization to modern times 1950 1985 15oS 47oE 18oS 46oE 22oS Africa M9.35 BIO 3115 Université d’Ottawa / University of Ottawa 2012 Vietnam’s vanishing forest cover 1943-1982 Forest cover 1943 1975-76 1982 M9.36 BIO 3115 Université d’Ottawa / University of Ottawa 2012 M9.18 BIO 3115 Conservation Biology 2009-2010 Deforestation in Rondonia, Brazil 1975 14% 1973 5% 1978 37% 1976 28% 1980 44% M9.37 BIO 3115 Un...
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