While the new data still represents a 72 percent drop from 2004 when implementation of combative deforestation measures were put in place, the increased rate in the past 10 years has many worried.
What's more, Pakistan is among the six countries that will be most affected by climate change, meaning that reforestation is critical to mitigate the impacts of global warming.
Trump Forest was launched just under a year ago after POTUS announced he was pulling the U.S. from the Paris agreement.
New Zealand’s youngest leader in more than 150 years plans to take the country on a more liberal path after nine years of conservative rule.
"We're not going to get ahead of this problem if people don't understand what it is."
The aim of the mass-planting event was to raise awareness for the nation’s “make India green again” plan.