What kind of forests are in the Philippines?

The Luzon rain forests is a tropical moist broadleaf forest ecoregion on the island of Luzon. Luzon is the largest island in the Philippines, and the Luzon rain forests is the most extensive rainforest ecoregion of the country.

What type of forest is Philippines?

FAO, 25.7% or about 7,665,000 ha of Philippines is forested, according to FAO. Of this 11.2% ( 861,000 ) is classified as primary forest, the most biodiverse and carbon-dense form of forest.

Philippines Forest Information and Data.

Primary forest (1000 ha | % of forest area) 861 11
Other naturally regenerated forest (1000 ha | % of forest area) 6452 84

Do we have forest in the Philippines?

Estimates of current forest cover in the Philippines are highly variable between sources. According to the national Forest Management Bureau, forest cover in the Philippines declined from 21 million hectares, or 70% of the its land area, in 1900 to about 6.5 million hectares by 2007.

What is the percentage of forest in the Philippines in 2020?

Philippines Deforestation Rates & Statistics | GFW. In 2010, Philippines had 13.2Mha of natural forest, extending over 62% of its land area. In 2020, it lost 46.8kha of natural forest, equivalent to 27.4Mt of CO₂ of emissions.

What is illegal logging in the Philippines?

Illegal logging is the harvesting, processing, transporting, buying or selling of timber in contravention of national and international laws.

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