DEFORESTATION + CREATION || a world with no forests?

WHAT IS DEFORESTATION? It is the permeant destruction of forests in order to make land available for other uses. Facts mentioned: – An estimated 18.7 million acres of forest, which is roughly the size of the country of Panama, are lost each year – Which is equal to 27 soccer fields every minute – About half of the world’s tropical forests have been cleared. – It is estimated that 15% of all greenhouse gas emissions are from deforestation – In 2016, global tree cover loss reached a record of 73.4 million acres – Scientists estimate that 50% of the Amazon’s current forestry may be lost by 2020, this deforested land is predominantly used for cattle ranching. – If the current deforestation levels proceed, the world’s rainforests could completely vanish in as little as 100 years. – For

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