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Percentage change per annum of primary forest. Primary forest refers to forest/other wooded land of native species, where there are no clearly visible indications of human activities and the ecological processes are not significantly disturbed. Includes areas where collection of non-wood forest products occurs, provided that the human impact is small. Some trees may have been removed.

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Above-ground biomass in forest per hectare (tonnes per hectare) Forest area, % land Primary forest, km2 Forest area net change rate (%)

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