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In 2010, Costa Rica had 3.78Mha of natural forest, extending over 76% of its land area. In 2021, it lost 7.09kha of natural forest, equivalent to 3.88Mt of CO₂ emissions.
Explore interactive charts and maps that summarize key statistics about forests in Costa Rica. Statistics – including rates of forest change, forest extent, drivers of deforestation, and deforestation and fire alerts – can be customized, easily shared and downloaded for offline use.