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From 2001 to 2022, Comoros lost 6kha of tree cover, equivalent to a 1.7% net decrease in tree cover since 2001.

In Comoros from 2001 to 2022, 6kha of tree cover loss occurred in areas where the dominant drivers of loss resulted in deforestation.

In Comoros, the top 3 regions were responsible for 100.0% of all tree cover loss between 2001 and 2022. Njazídja had the most tree cover loss at 3.4kha compared to an average of 2.0 kha.

Njazídja3.4kha
Nzwani1.5kha
Mwali1.0kha
From 2000 to 2020, Comoros experienced a net change of -2.3 kha (-1.74%) in tree cover.
  • The loss total is different from annual tree cover loss, as this data was created using a different method and forest definition. For gross or annual loss information, please see the tree cover loss widget.
  • Disturbance represents areas that experienced both loss and gain between 2000 and 2020
From 2000 to 2020, Comoros gained 0.1 kha of tree cover equal to 0.00% of the global total.
Russia37.2Mha
Canada17.0Mha
United States14.0Mha
Brazil8.1Mha
China6.7Mha
Weekly Fire Alerts In Comoros
Weekly Fire Alerts In Comoros
In Comoros the peak fire season typically occurs in March. There were 2 VIIRS fire alerts reported between 18 Jun 2023 and 22 Oct 2023 considering high confidence alerts only.
Cumulative Fire Alerts In Comoros Compared to Other Areas
Cumulative Fire Alerts In Comoros Compared to Other Areas
In Comoros there have been 2 VIIRS fire alerts reported so far in 2023 considering high confidence alerts only. This total is high compared to the total for previous years going back to 2023. The most fires recorded in a year was 2013, with 16.

Between 18 Jun 2023 and 22 Oct 2023 Comoros experienced a total of 103 VIIRS fire alerts (high confidence).

Comoros Grapples with Environmental Impact as Latest Fire Incident Emerges

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