Land Use/Cover Changes In Selected Regions In The World
Zain, Alinda Medrial
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General land use and cover change in Indonesia has been predominated by two trends, namely deforestation and urbanization suburbanization Indonesia has more than 120 million ha of tropical forest, the second largest area after Brazil. Deforestation signiticantly causes loss of species diversity and ultimately leads to species extinction, and to disruption of the hydrological cycle. It also contributes significantly to global warming and greenhouse effect.