The Top 5 Most Forested Countries

  Country Percentage of Forested Land
1 Cook Islands 96.0%
2 French Guiana 90.0%
3 Solomon Islands 87.8%
4 Suriname 86.9%
5 Gabon 84.7%
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  1. Seventy-six countries have lost all of their frontier forests.
  2. Only seven countries still have a large proportion of their original forest cover remaining in an unthreatened state.
  3. 40% of the forests on Earth qualify as frontier forests
  4. 70% of the world's remaining frontier forests are in Russia, Canada and Brazil.
  5. 39% of Earth's remaining frontier forest is threatened by logging, agricultural clearing and other human activities.
Tags: Forests & Trees, Top 5 Most, Deforestation Statistics

Sources:  FAOSTAT data, 2005

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