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Table 1 Area and remnant of the Brazilian biomes in 2012 [1],[4]-[6]

From: The Brazilian wood biomass supply and utilization focusing on eucalypt

Biome Total area (km 2) Percentage of the total area of the country Preserved area in 2012 (km 2) Percentage of the original area of the biome in 2012
Amazon 4,196,943 49.29 3,254,699 77.55
‘Cerrado’ 2,036,448 23.29 573,214.46 28.15
Atlantic Forest 1,110,182 13.04 201,282.99 18.13
‘Caatinga’ 844,453 9.92 414,096.51 49.04
‘Pampa’ 176,496 2.07 28,171.06 15.96
‘Pantanal’ 150,355 1.76 89,374.85 59.44
Brazil area 8,514,877 100.00 4,560,839 53.56