Forest Cover Population

Once plantations began to develop on Negros island in the 1850's, logging operations and the surging population of impoverished farmers and plantation workers led to the near complete destruction of the rain forest that once covered almost the entire island. (Redrawn from Heaney 1986,1998) [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
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[Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC

Title Forest Cover Population
Description Once plantations began to develop on Negros island in the 1850's, logging operations and the surging population of impoverished farmers and plantation workers led to the near complete destruction of the rain forest that once covered almost the entire island. (Redrawn from Heaney 1986,1998)
Subjects
  • Philippines
  • Philippines Natural History
Summary Forest Cover Population, [567x524], (image/gif)

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