Clocking the world’s forests

BOGOR, Indonesia (23 November, 2012)_In an earlier blog entry, I discussed how the annual global deforestation area is determined and the fact that this number has been used as a universal indicator of how the world’s forests are faring. Instead of a deforestation clock, CIFOR is now introducing a World Forests Clock on its homepage, counting five key flows instead of a single number. This article was originally posted on Forests News. Click here to read the full article.