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Articles et Livres
décembre 2016
Amérique centrale
Amérique du Sud

Degraded lands—lands that have lost some degree of their natural productivity through human activity—account for over 20 percent of forest and agricultural lands in Latin America and the Caribbean. Some 300 million hectares of the region’s forests are considered degraded, and about 350 million hectares are now classified as deforested.

Articles et Livres
décembre 2016
Costa Rica
Amérique centrale

The forest transition framework describes the temporal changes of forest areas with economic development. A first phase of forest contraction is followed by a second phase of expansion once a turning point is reached. This framework does not differentiate forest types or ecosystem services, and describes forests regardless of their contribution to human well-being.

Rapports et recherches
décembre 2016
Pérou
Amérique centrale
Amérique du Sud

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