Binga, Democratic Republic of Congo

deforestation
February 6, 1987
deforestation
December 10, 1994

This illustrates tropical forest conversion near Binga, Democratic Republic of Congo. Forested areas are shades of brown. Deforestation is visible near the town and north of the road. The Mongala River, a tributary of the Congo, is north of the agricultural fields. (Total area: 22.8 square km.)

Global Land Cover Change
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