NASA: Forest loss leaps in Bolivia, Mekong region

11 August 2014

New satellite data from NASA suggests that deforestation is sharply increasing in Bolivia and Mekong countries during the second quarter of 2014.

NASA's Quarterly Indicator of Cover Change (QUICC), a MODIS satellite-based product that underpins's Global Forest Disturbance Alert System (GloF-DAS), detected a significant increase in forest disturbance in several countries between April 1 and June 30, 2014.
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