Meanwhile, the world's forest area continues to shrink

Meanwhile, forests across the world continue to shrink. An area the size of France, Germany, Italy and Spain combined has vanished in the last 30 years…

05/19/2020 6:58 AM


  • Nicholas C.
    05/20/2020 15:46


  • Margret M.
    05/19/2020 20:37

    This is one of the major factors of climate change.

  • Mark S.
    05/19/2020 20:06

    Nothing can be done

  • Colin N.
    05/19/2020 19:19

    not shrink so much as chopped down with inadequate replanting

  • Judith K.
    05/19/2020 17:39


  • Alana H.
    05/19/2020 14:43

    Are there any petitions to help? I can’t do much when I’m stuck in quarantine.

  • Hope H.
    05/19/2020 14:07

    Who benefits? Follow the money?

  • Claudio C.
    05/19/2020 13:01

    Humans = Cancer

  • Mark P.
    05/19/2020 10:49


  • Pelao C.
    05/19/2020 09:20

    There is so much cynicism when rich countries (like France) critique Brasil for making now what they did already to their own countries. Brazil has the second largest amount of forest in the world, and they are not productive forest like most of the French forest. I think "developed" countries are the ones that have caused, by far, more harm to the environment and biodiversity. Not only in their own soil but in all their colonies. Directly and indirectly. Re-forest your countries first, shrink your population, consume less, bring back the bears, wolfs, birds and insects and then start pointing your finger to Africans or South Americans.

  • Virginia P.
    05/19/2020 09:05

    Global leadership is so far proving inadequate in dealing with nationalist right wing politicians, corporate greed and individuals desperation. Tragic.

  • Anne D.
    05/19/2020 08:44


  • Carla C.
    05/19/2020 08:42

    Go have a burger

  • Ell H.
    05/19/2020 08:35

    jungle law Or Jungle no law..

  • Carol H.
    05/19/2020 08:01


  • Lilla L.
    05/19/2020 07:50

    1,985,026 Forest loss only this year (hectares)

  • Patrick L.
    05/19/2020 07:42

    If Only we would have had "scientists" around before the Ice Age. Could have been avoided? (sarcasm)

  • Zafar S.
    05/19/2020 07:35

    It's devastating, very sad, stop, not to destroy nature

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