Thursday, 23 August 2012 13:22 Mizzima News
Burma’s forest coverage has been reduced to about one-fifth of the country’s
total area, the Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation Committee
of the Lower House of Parliament said this week.
The total area of forest coverage was down to 24 per cent in 2008 from
51 per cent in 2005, and 57 per cent in 1962,