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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 3.89Mt of CO₂ emissions.
Explore interactive charts and maps that summarize the role forests play in climate change in Costa Rica. Forest carbon statistics – including how forests store, emit and sequester (remove) carbon – can be customized, easily shared and downloaded for offline use.