Rainforest no more

Rainforest No more

Rainforests are the world's powerhouses

Out of the 6 million square miles

Something to think about!

Out of the 6 million square miles (15 million square kilometers) of tropical rainforest that once existed worldwide, only 2.4 million square miles (6 million square km) remain.
Only 50 percent, or 75 million square acres (30 million hectares), of temperate rainforests still exists, according to The Nature Conservancy.
Ranching, mining, logging and agriculture are the main reasons for forest loss.
Between 2000 and 2012, more than 720,000 square miles (2 million square km) of forests around the world were cut down — an area about the size of all the states east of the Mississippi River.
Source: Live Science