Volume: 361, Issue: 6407, Pages: 1108 - 1111
Published: Sep 14, 2018
Mapping global deforestation patterns Forest loss is being driven by various factors, including commodity production, forestry, agriculture, wildfire, and urbanization. Curtis et al. used high-resolution Google Earth imagery to map and classify global forest loss since 2001. Just over a quarter of global forest loss is due to deforestation through permanent land use change for the production of commodities, including beef, soy, palm oil, and...
Natural resource economics
Deforestation (computer science)
Land use, land-use change and forestry