The ‘Family of 5’ Primary Forests: A Snapshot of What Remains | National Geographic (blogs)

http://voices.nationalgeographic.com/2015/07/16/family-of-5-and-what-remains/#.VagkIE1-ogA.twitter

“Here’s a fact that should be disturbing to anyone concerned about our imperiled forests:

The pace of deforestation has accelerated so rapidly over the past 200 years that today our planet harbors only one-quarter of its original old-growth forest—i.e., forest that has never been logged or cleared.”

Terrifying stuff. What are we doing?

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Londoner. RHS trained Horticulturist. Vegan. BSc (Hons) Zoology with Film Studies.

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