Last Frontier Forests
Las Ultimas Fronteras Forestales
- Original forest cover in Asia totaled over 15 million square kilometers, nearly one-quarter of the
- 72% of Asia's original forest has been lost, and of what is left only one-fifth (a mere 6% of original forest) can be classified as frontier forest.
- 60% of Asia's frontier forests are under moderate or high threat; logging is a primary threat in half of these areas.
- Asia is the most densely populated region in the world; population growth poses a serious long-term threat to remaining frontier forests.