Are our FORESTS in DANGER?
What do you think? Are our forests at risk? Research tells us the answer. Our forests, millions of years old, are being destroyed every single day, with the main cause being Commercial and Agricultural Deforestation. These practices are ruining this precious biome. Do you know this or is this new to you? Did you know that deforestation has a destructive and devastating impact on animals lives, and the lives of humans.
On average, we lose approximately 18.7 MILLION ACRES of forests yearly. That's nearly the size of Austria, and more than 27 football fields gone in just a minute!!
Palm oil plantations are spread over more than 27 million hectares of the Earth's crust. These plantations, ruin human settlements and animal habitats. These plantations cause 80% of all tropical deforestation. 80%!!!!!
x27 per minute
The amazon rainforest has suffered for over 50 years, LOSING a total of 17% of its original area. ....All due to agricultural deforestation and cattle ranching.
Most of the agricultural and commercial deforestation is a result of cash crops. That is, growing food to send out to richer countries. By doing this, they're ruining the earth!
Forest enable US to LIVE
Forests support our Earth and allow us to breathe fresh air. They provide a place for flora and fauna to thrive, they reduce the inevitable risk of climate change and they support all humans on Earth. Factors such as deforestation could take this away which means we could lose everything!
Forest contain plants and trees which clean our air. These plants store the dirty greenhouse gases and reproduce fresh oxygen for humans to breath! Saving and rebuilding forests REDUCES greenhouse gas emissions. By keeping our forest we can reduce our greenhouse has emissions by
The forest biome provides food, water and shelter for flora and fauna. All forests have such a significant role in maintaining the worlds biodiversity and this is what keeps our world in BALANCE.
Forest make up 80% of Earth's overall plant mass
Of All animals on Earth are found in Rainforests alone
Forest protect and fight climate change and we need to support them. For us, as humans, to withstand the horrible effects of climate change we need to maintain our forests and allow them to function freely without alteration. The key to our survival is in our hands, FORESTS ARE THE KEY!
Tonnes of polluted air over a year
Trees reduce about
Forests support our everyday life. They provide vital materials and support most of the natural life.. Did you know forests produce the majority of medicines and vaccines as well as paints, cosmetics and much more. Forest can be seen as a backbone to many aspects of life and its critical to keep them alive!!