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This report generated a long-term spatially quantified assessment of forest degradation for the entire Brazilian Amazon from 1992 to 2014. It measured and mapped the full range of activities that degrade forests and evaluated the relationship with deforestation. From 1992 to 2014, the total area of degraded forest was 337,427 square kilometers (km2), compared with 308,311 km2 that were deforested.
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|Title||Long-term forest degradation surpasses deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon|
|Organization||Eraldo Aparecido Trondoli Matricardi, David Lewis Skole, Olívia Bueno Costa, Marcos Antonio Pedlowski, Jay Howard Samek, Eder Pereira Miguel|
|File type||Online Report|
|Keywords English||Amazon, biodiversity, Brazil, deforestation, conservation, restoration.|
|Palabras clave Español||Amazonía, biodiversidad, Brasil, deforestación, conservación, restauración|
|Palavras-chave Português||Amazônia, biodiversidade, Brasil, desmatamento, conservação, restauração.|
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