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From 2001 to 2022, Philippines lost 1422kha of tree cover, equivalent to a 1.6% net decrease in tree cover since 2001.

In Philippines from 2001 to 2022, 1422kha of tree cover loss occurred in areas where the dominant drivers of loss resulted in deforestation.

In Philippines, the top 5 regions were responsible for 34.5% of all tree cover loss between 2001 and 2022. Palawan had the most tree cover loss at 201.8kha compared to an average of 17.6 kha.

Palawan201.8kha
Agusan del Sur124.7kha
Zamboanga Sibugay64.3kha
Davao del Sur53.4kha
Quezon46.4kha
From 2000 to 2020, Philippines experienced a net change of -299.9 kha (-1.45%) 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, Philippines gained 172.2 kha of tree cover equal to 0.13% of the global total.
Russia37.2Mha
Canada17.0Mha
United States14.0Mha
Brazil8.1Mha
China6.7Mha
Weekly Fire Alerts In Philippines
Weekly Fire Alerts In Philippines
In Philippines the peak fire season typically occurs in March. There were 588 VIIRS fire alerts reported between 8 Jan 2023 and 12 Nov 2023 considering high confidence alerts only.
Cumulative Fire Alerts In Philippines Compared to Other Areas
Cumulative Fire Alerts In Philippines Compared to Other Areas
In Philippines there have been 588 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 2016, with 1,933.

Between 8 Jan 2023 and 12 Nov 2023 Philippines experienced a total of 10,992 VIIRS fire alerts (high confidence).

Philippines Grapples with Tree Cover Challenges as Latest Fire Strikes Central Luzon

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