This graph shows how much deforestation has been occuring in the brazilian rain forest since 1990
Europe is more protective of their forests as of late. France is a leader in reforesting of the land. France is the fourth most forested country in Europe only behind Sweden, Spain, and Finland, all of these countries have strong laws that protect forested areas. Well this step helps in protecting habitats of birds, insects and woodland critters these man planted trees and forests are not as effective as a natural forest for protecting biodiversity. This chart will show just how much forest other countries have lost with Russia leading the way. According to the Wildlife foundation 18.7 million acres of forest are lost each year, that's over 27 soccer fields every minute.