How much has the total forest area in the United States declined since 1907?
Data from the U.S. Forest Service shows that forest area in the United States actually increased from 740,870,000 acres in 1907 to 766,234,000 acres in 2012, or by 3%. The figure for 1907 includes places like Alaska that would later become part of the United States. During this same period, the U.S. population more than tripled.
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