Timor-Leste

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Conserving Timor Leste's Rich Forest Cover
Timor Leste's lush rain forests and hardwoods have long been a major resource for its communities. Mirroring similar trends across the world, however, the island's forest cover has decreased by an estimated 50-70%, - or by almost 30 percent between 1972 and 1999 alone. This leaves around 41 percent ...read more