Saturday, February 02, 2008

Rain forests fall at 'alarming' rate

"The stakes are so dire that if we don't start turning this around in the next 10 years, the extinction crisis and the climate crisis will begin to spiral out of control," said Roman Paul Czebiniak, a forest expert with Greenpeace International. "It's a very big deal."

I don't think it's an exaggeration to claim that if the rain forests go, we go. And right now they're going . . .

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