By Kim Henderson
Despite some of the best conservation and environmental policy-making efforts, a minimum of 80,000 acres of tropical rainforest disappear on a daily basis. If motion isn't taken now, specialists estimate that the world's rainforests will in general disappear inside of 50 years. at present, the destruction of tropical forests is liable for 17 percentage of artificial carbon emissions—more than what comes from all of the world's automobiles, airplanes and ships mixed! Tropical rainforests want our help—and that is the place 50 uncomplicated Steps to avoid wasting the World's Rainforests is available in. the way forward for the world's rainforests lies to a wide volume within the collective arms of customers and the way they store, considering the fact that call for is what fuels the forces riding deforestation—agriculture, logging, and source extraction. in the course of the 50-step trip, you'll find out how, as a client, you'll unwittingly aid rainforest destruction and extra importantly, accurately how one can make diversified offerings that support save...
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Regardless of some of the best conservation and environmental policy-making efforts, at the least 80,000 acres of tropical rainforest disappear every day. If motion isn't really taken now, specialists estimate that the world's rainforests will in most cases disappear inside 50 years. presently, the destruction of tropical forests is chargeable for 17 percentage of artificial carbon emissions—more than what comes from all of the world's vehicles, airplanes and ships mixed!
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All are good choices. Lay Off Biodiesel Most consumers believe biodiesel fuel is eco-friendly and an altogether better choice for the environment. Not necessarily so. Palm oil has become a major component in biodiesel fuel. In Europe, where motorists use biodiesel to fuel their cars, palm oil imports have soared. And even here in the United States, where biodiesel is not common for motorists, in industry, palm oil demand has increased dramatically. The advent of biodiesel fuel has taken its toll on the world’s rainforests.
Recognize the value of our living rainforest. We are the guardians. Ultimately our individual choices taken as a collective will determine its future. The real beauty of Kim Henderson’s book is that it is so simple. Following the practical tips and guidelines on these pages can help turn the tide toward a bright future for our rainforests and ourselves. Be conscious, be healthy, and thanks for being a part of the solution. “Amazon John” Easterling, Treasure Hunter and Founder of the Amazon Herb Company Olivia Newton-John Easterling, First United Nations Goodwill Ambassador for the Environment “AMAZON JOHN” EASTERLING Successful eco-entrepreneur and visionary leader, John Easterling founded the Amazon Herb Company (AHC) in 1990 and serves on the board of the Amazon Center for Environmental Education and Research (ACEER).
Reports from Greenpeace have shown that some suppliers continue to be some of the worst offenders, clear-cutting primary rainforest and destroying peat swamps. WHAT YOU CAN DO As a consumer, you can use your buying power and your voice to create a grassroots momentum of change. Choosing products wisely and voicing your concerns to manufacturers and suppliers to let them know consumers care about how they source their palm oil are at the very crux of this step. Check the Labels To start, expand your awareness of the products you use every day that may have palm oil as an ingredient.