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In 2010, Zambia had 22.4Mha of tree cover, extending over 30% of its land area. In 2020, it lost 163kha of tree cover, equivalent to 59.7Mt of CO₂ of emissions.
Explore interactive charts and maps that summarize the role forests play in climate change in Zambia. Forest carbon statistics – including how forests store, emit and sequester (remove) carbon – can be customized, easily shared and downloaded for offline use.