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The Top 5 Countries with the Largest Areas of Forest
|Country||Area (sq km)||Area (sq mi)||World Percentage|
Sources: Food and agriculture organization of the United Nations
List Notes: Data is for the year 2000.
- Seventy-six countries have lost all of their frontier forests.
- Only seven countries still have a large proportion of their original forest cover remaining in an unthreatened state.
- 40% of the forests on Earth qualify as frontier forests
- 70% of the world's remaining frontier forests are in Russia, Canada and Brazil.
- 39% of Earth's remaining frontier forest is threatened by logging, agricultural clearing and other human activities.