New PDF release: 50 Simple Steps to Save the World's Rainforests. How to Save

By Kim Henderson

ISBN-10: 1893910954

ISBN-13: 9781893910959

Despite some of the best conservation and environmental policy-making efforts, a minimum of 80,000 acres of tropical rainforest disappear every day. If motion isn't taken now, specialists estimate that the world's rainforests will in general disappear inside 50 years. at present, the destruction of tropical forests is accountable for 17 percentage of synthetic carbon emissions—more than what comes from the entire world's vehicles, airplanes and ships mixed! Tropical rainforests desire our help—and that is the place 50 uncomplicated Steps to save lots of the World's Rainforests is available in. the way forward for the world's rainforests lies to a wide volume within the collective palms of customers and the way they store, in view that call for is what fuels the forces riding deforestation—agriculture, logging, and source extraction. throughout the 50-step trip, you are going to learn the way, as a shopper, you could unwittingly help rainforest destruction and extra importantly, accurately how one can make assorted offerings that aid save...

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The allure of the rainforest’s secrets has pulled thousands into the jungle to try to break the code of its many marvels and unravel its mysteries. Lost cities of gold, advanced civilizations that have disappeared, diamonds and mineral mining have been historic drivers of this interest. More recently, the demand for lumber, cattle ranching, oil exploration and soybean farming have placed unprecedented pressures on an already diminishing rainforest. These threats beg the query, can our rainforests survive another generation?

The problem is people don’t get angry enough. We’re all too distracted. While the sensational, ratings-making news of the day steals our attention, megacorporations are plundering the rainforest. The NGOs that work tirelessly to protect our tropical forests could really use our anger-turned-to-action support.

WHAT YOU CAN DO Enjoy a cup of either Rainforest Alliance Certified or sustainably harvested tropical tea from the forest knowing that with every sip, you are helping to preserve the world’s rainforests. To get started, keep it simple and easy. Maybe once a week, take a refreshing break from the usual cup of joe and go for a cup of sustainably harvested tea. Or enjoy a relaxing cup on the weekends. If you are a fan of black or green tea, choose a brand that is Rainforest Alliance Certified. Lipton Rainforest Alliance Certified tea is widely available in the United States.

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