According to the National Geographic, rainforests could vanish from the planet completely within the next century if current deforestation rates continue."   Here's a really cool infographic that illustrates the many, many reasons why we can't let that happen:

50 Reasons Why The Rainforest Rules

According to the National Geographic, rainforests could vanish from the planet completely within the next century if current deforestation rates continue." Here's a really cool infographic that illustrates the many, many reasons why we can't let that happen:

Deforestation is deadly to all of us. Take action in preventing deforestation. Discuss the importance of protecting rainforests with us on Twitter on March 21, 3pm EST #W4Conservation.

Deforestation is deadly to all of us. Take action in preventing deforestation. Discuss the importance of protecting rainforests with us on Twitter on March 21, 3pm EST #W4Conservation.

Humans are a sloth's greatest threat. The deforestation of rainforests take away the homes of thousands of organisms.

Humans are a sloth's greatest threat. The deforestation of rainforests take away the homes of thousands of organisms.

Community News and Information related to Programs whose purpose is to preserve, protect, and where possible, improve the environment. Biodiversity Programs; Ecosystems .

The Amazon Rainforest is a unique and lush eco system. It largely consists of over a billion acres of land encompassing areas in Brazil, Venezuela, Co

The Amazon Rainforest is a unique and lush eco system. It largely consists of over a billion acres of land encompassing areas in Brazil, Venezuela, Co

blue poison dart frog (Dendrobates azureus) is listed as Vulnerable, but if rainforest deforestation continues, its status will become more critical.

blue poison dart frog (Dendrobates azureus) is listed as Vulnerable, but if rainforest deforestation continues, its status will become more critical.

Rainforest dioramas are often made from an old shoe box to start with. Description from 3dgeography.co.uk. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Rainforest dioramas are often made from an old shoe box to start with. Description from 3dgeography.co.uk. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Just four commodities—beef, soy, palm oil, and wood products—drive the majority of global deforestation. And consumers can help stop it.

Just four commodities—beef, soy, palm oil, and wood products—drive the majority of global deforestation. And consumers can help stop it.

You've Heard About This Problem With Our Trees, But Do You Really Know How Big It Is?

You've Heard About This Problem With Our Trees, But Do You Really Know How Big It Is?

Palm Oil Plantations and rainforest deforestation photographs in Sabah, Borneo Island, Malaysia © Quintin Lake

Palm Oil Plantations and rainforest deforestation photographs in Sabah, Borneo Island, Malaysia © Quintin Lake

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