Time To Put Serious Money Into The Amazon

The world's largest rainforest is being destroyed at an alarming rate, according to a new report from the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization.

The study finds that deforestation in the Amazon is at its highest level since records began in the late 1970s, with FAO officials saying the rate of destruction is more than three times the rate in the rest of the world, the BBC reports.

The authors, who are not affiliated with the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization, warn that unless action is taken to stop the destruction of the largest tropical rainforest in the world, it will be impossible to meet the food needs of a growing world population and "there will be no food in the future."

According to the report, the rate of deforestation in the Amazon is three times the rate in the rest of the world.

The authors warn that unless action is taken to stop the destruction of the Amazon, it will be impossible to meet the food needs of a growing world population and "there will be no food in the future." Read the Entire Article


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