DEFORESTATION VS. CIVILIZATION

Via on May 29, 2008

Indonesia and Brazil—subjects of rapid deforestation—together produce 10 percent of our world’s greenhouse gases. Plant life absorbs CO2. But when forests disappear, the earth loses one of its two essential carbon sponges (the other is the ocean). And decaying trees contribute greatly to increases in the level of greenhouse gases. 

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