Deforestation continues to surge in August

Monthly area of rainforest lost to deforestation

2018-19

2017-18

2016-17

2015-16

2,500 sq km

2,000

1,500

1,000

500

0

Sep

O

N

D

Jan

F

M

A

M

J

J

Aug

2018-19

2017-18

2016-17

2015-16

2,500 sq km

2,000

1,500

1,000

500

0

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug