Indonesia re-enters the Guinness Book of Records for the world’s fastest rate of deforestation

Indonesia re-enters the Guinness Book of Records for the world's fastest rate of deforestationFor the second year running, Indonesia has the dubious honour of entering the Guinness Book of Records as the country with the highest rate of deforestation. According to the 2009 Guinness World Records, Indonesia’s deforestation rate was 1.8 million hectares per year between 2000 and 2005. This amounts to a loss of 2 percent of its forests each year.

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