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East Asia and Pacific: Increasing Forest Cover

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The East Asia and Pacific region has emerged as a leader in the world reforestation effort due to significant increases in China, according to this year’s World Development Indicators report. While most countries in the region have lost forests since 1990, those losses have slowed since 2000. China and Vietnam are the only countries in the region that increased forest cover.

Visualize the World Development Indicators in Google Public Data Explorer

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A subset of World Bank's World Development Indicator data is now available in Public Data Explorer, a project of Google Labs that provides visualization for several public data sets. The Data Explorer displays WDI data on several different types of graphs, as well as maps. Read more about the new Data Explorer at Inside the Web.

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