“New Report Says Deforestation Trends Point To Increasing Losses, Recommends New Rules”

http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2015/08/24/3694560/deforestation-india-sized-chunk/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=cptop3

By 2050, an area of forests the size of India is set to be wiped off the planet if humans continue on their current path of deforestation, according to a new report. That’s bad news for the creatures that depend on these forest ecosystems for survival, but it’s also bad news for the climate, as the loss of these forests will release more than 100 gigatons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.

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