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In 2010, Sierra Leone had 5.43Mha of tree cover, extending over 75% of its land area. In 2020, it lost 155kha of tree cover, equivalent to 79.9Mt of CO₂ of emissions.
Explore interactive charts and maps that summarize key statistics about forests in Sierra Leone. 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.