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A forest area equivalent to South Africa has been lost since 1990, says FAO

Wednesday, September 9th 2015 - 13:10 UTC
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The world's forests continue to shrink as populations increase and forest land is converted to agriculture and other uses, but over the past 25 years the rate of net global deforestation has slowed down by more than 50%, FAO said in a report published on Tuesday. Read full article


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  • Enrique Massot

    The world runs to self-destruction.
    We need to stop this erosion by a rapacious system that only cares about monetary profits.
    The value of trees should include their ecological functions--not only their dead wood yields.
    Let's do it before it's too late.

    Sep 09th, 2015 - 07:24 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Stop the corupt goverments from letting these companies tear down the forest.

    Sep 09th, 2015 - 09:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brasileiro

    We will develop the Brazilian forests. Has a lot of wealth to be exploited!

    The important thing is not to let people and Western capitals. Expel foreign NGOs is paramount.

    Sep 09th, 2015 - 11:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Voice

    Do your bit...plant a tree in your garden or on common land or in a local forest...if you have to, do it under the cover of darkness a clandestine eco operation....
    I planted eight trees this year...oak, sycamore, beech and rowan....
    The Rowan keeps witches can never be too careful....

    Sep 10th, 2015 - 01:51 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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