Deforestation, either to meet global demand for timber, or so land can be converted for agricultural use, is one of the biggest threats to bird biodiversity across the world. Over 60% of all bird species worldwide require forest habitats, and BirdLife estimates that figure includes some 76% of globally-threatened bird species.
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Two of the worst forms that come from human unconsciousness and which destroy planet earth are greed and ignorance.The timber mafia is acting on greed and the people who buy high and good quality wood products act on ignorance.
Please use wood from fast growing and sustainable trees , bamboo or hemp.
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Tasso Azevedo comes at a good time with his five ideas to safe the Amazon Rainforest….
Save the rainforest” is an environmental slogan as old as time — but Tasso Azevedo catches us up on how the fight is actually going these days. Spurred by the jaw-dropping losses of the 1990s, new laws (and transparent data) are helping slow the rate of deforestation in Brazil. Is it enough? Not yet. He has five ideas about what we should do next. And he asks if the lessons learned in Brazil could be applied to an even bigger problem: global climate change.
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Hemp (not the drug version) can be used for various products for which we need to cut down our life essential trees for.The technology has been there for a very long time but to make the same products out of hemp that we make out of wood is a bit more expensive so we must be prepared to pay more at the beginning until the demand is high enough to reduce the costs. …Which will inevitable happen when enough people have realised that we can’t continue to use wood and deforest….