National patterns of core forest loss (%) by type of forest conversion and forest fragmentation process
Core forest loss, when observed, is predominantly towards natural/seminatural nonforested cover and occurring through shrinkage of core forest patches. Data from Corine Land Cover (CLC) for years 1990 and 2000, hence with same geographical coverage and forest definition as CLC; Results are focused on loss and aggregated at country level (gains not accounted).
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe’s environment.
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