Spotlight: How Deforestation Damages the Environment – Jai Shroff’s Blog

ByJai Shroff

The 20th and 21st centuries have seen significant declines in the world’s forests, with an estimated 18 million acres of forest destroyed annually to plant crops, create grazing land for cattle, and build houses. This amounts to nearly 36 football fields’ worth of trees cleared every minute. According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), nearly half of all tropical rainforests have been decimated, and this dec….

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