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How many acres of forest are destroyed on Earth each day?

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May 11, 2009 5:31PM

Forests are being removed at approximately 1 acre per second, or 86,400 acres per day . . . 349 square kilometers per day. If the entire land surface of Earth were covered by forest today, at this rate it would take 1,166 years to completed denude it.