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In 2010, Nigeria had 10.9Mha of natural forest, extending over 12% of its land area. In 2021, it lost 96.5kha of natural forest, equivalent to 58.5Mt of CO₂ emissions.
Explore interactive charts and maps that summarize rates of forest change in Nigeria. Statistics – including rankings of regions with the most forest loss and gain – can be customized, easily shared and downloaded for offline use.