Half of the Amazon Tree Species at Risk

Half of the Amazon Tree Species at Risk.

Man’s craving for wood and paper products has virtually denuded many of our tropical rain forests globally. The forests’ ecosystem plays a crucial role in the welfare of our planet in more ways than we can imagine. One of the last surviving is the Amazon. Its deforestation is progressing at a phenomenal rate and alarm bells are ringing, but will the governments and companies listen?

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http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/nov/20/half-tree-species-amazon-risk-extinction-study