• One Football field of rainforest is lost every second of every day due to deforestation

  • Deforestation releases as much carbon as the entire global transportation sector each year.

  • Nearly 70,000 acres of tropical rainforest are lost every day

  • The majority of the world’s plants and animals are found in rainforests

  • Tropical deforestation accounts for up to 15% of net global carbon emissions each year

  • Trees convert CO2 to Carbon, storing it in their trunks, root and in the soil

  • When trees are deforested they stop absorbing carbon and release stored carbon into our atmosphere

  • Tropical rainforests are the lungs of our planet

  • Halting tropical deforestation and allowing regrowth could mitigate 50% of global emissions by 2050

  • Each Tree protected stores carbon and is home to wildlife form Parrots to Beetles70% of the known cancer-fighting plants that exist only in the rainforest.

Source: https://www.rainforesttrust.org/climate-action/

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