Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 2021 Apr 13. Epub 2021 Apr 13.
Department of Earth Sciences and Environment, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Kebangsaaan Malaysia, UKM, 43600, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia.
Deforestation and forest degradation are among the leading global concerns, as they could reduce the carbon sink and sequestration potential of the forest. The impoundment of Kenyir River, Hulu Terengganu, Malaysia, in 1985 due to the development of hydropower station has created a large area of water bodies following clearance of forested land. This study assessed the loss of forest carbon due to these activities within the period of 37 years, between 1972 and 2019. Read More