Is the Philippines a rainforest?

Is there a forest in the Philippines?

The forest area of the Philippines is estimated to have declined from 12 million hectares in 1960 to a current level of about 5.7 million hectares (which includes less than 1 million hectares of virgin forest largely confined to very steep and inaccessible areas).

How many forests are left in the Philippines?

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.

Why Philippines has a lot of mountains?

All of the Philippine Islands are volcanic in origin, and as a result the country is very mountainous. The northern part of Luzon Island is extremely rugged.

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