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In 2010, Nigeria had 10.9Mha of natural forest, extending over 12% of its land area. In 2020, it lost 97.8kha of natural forest, equivalent to 59.5Mt of CO₂ of emissions.
Explore interactive charts and maps that summarize key statistics about forests in Nigeria. 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.