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Why Visiting a Rainforest Might Just Save the World

December 1, 2014 Leave a comment Go to comments

Emilio Cogliani

Global warming – do you believe in it? Is our climate actually changing so drastically? If so, is it really all our fault? Despite the UN making climate change their top priority at a recent summit, scientists are still divided on the true cause and effects of global warming – but whatever our personal opinions on this are, we can’t deny that we are destroying our planet.

While the rising temperature is dismissed by global warming naysayers as part of Earth’s natural cycle, there is no convenient justification for the rate of deforestation that’s occurring all across the globe. While forests still make up around 30 percent of the world’s land mass, each year bands of forest the size of Panama are lost. At the rate we are going at, all rainforests in the world could disappear within a hundred years.

Most of us know this…

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