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World Old-Growth Statistics

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Clearinghouse on Forests & Corporations

Endgame

Remaining Frontier Forest

Source: Dirk Bryant, et al, The Last Frontier Forests: Ecosystems & Economies on the Edge
(World Resources Institute, 1997), p. 20.

 

Country

%
already lost

square kilometers remaining

% of world's remaining fronter forest

Nigeria

99

Finland

99

Vietnam

98

Laos

98

Guatemala

98

Cote d'Ivoire

98

Taiwan

98

Sweden

97

Bangladesh

96

Central African Rep

96

Thailand

95

Argentina

94

New Zealand

91

China

98

Costa Rica

90

Cambodia

90

Cameroon

92

Brunei

89

Honduras

84

United States

94

307,000

2

Nicaragua

78

Bhutan

76

Mexico

92

Gabon

68

Sri Lanka

88

Panama

65

Ecuador

63

Zaire

84

292,000

1

India

99

Bolivia

56

255,000

1

Burma

94

Australia

82

Papua New Guinea

60

172,000

1

Congo

71

Belize

65

Malaysia

85

Peru

43

540,000

4

Indonesia

72

530,000

3

Chile

45

162,000

1

Brazil

58

2,284,000

17

Venezuela

41

391,000

3

Russia

71

3,448,000

26

Colombia

64

348,000

3

Canada

42

3,429,000

25

Guyana

18

Suriname

8

French Guiana

8

totals

12,158,000

90