Recent floods have left many communities in eastern Afghanistan severely damaged. The flooding, caused by heavy rains and exacerbated by deforestation, has washed away homes, livestock, and farmland...
5% of Iran’s land area is covered by forests, of which just 2% are primary forests. The area of forest has been increasing, at an annual rate of 0.7% over the period 1990-2015 (FAO, 2015). Illegal logging is a problem in the country, but there is little information available on its extent.