“Terrifying” new data confirming that two-thirds of the world’s tropical rainforest destroyed or degraded

Tropical rainforest disappearing at an alarming rate

New data released from a Norwegian non profit reveals that a staggering two-thirds of original rainforest in the world have been obliterated. The Rainforest Foundation Norway (RFN) showed that human activities including logging and land-use changes most often implemented for farming have ravaged 34% of old-growth tropical rainforests as well as degrading 30% worldwide. As … Read more