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.

International Day of Forests, infographic, reader submitted content, Crowes Sawmills Ltd, forest facts, forests, trees, deforestation, climate change,

International Day of Forests, infographic, reader submitted content, Crowes Sawmills Ltd, forest facts, forests, trees, deforestation, climate change,

Did you know some butterflies in the emergent layer of the rainforest have a wingspan of 8 inches?! See more astounding facts about the rainforest with the Huffington Post.

Did you know some butterflies in the emergent layer of the rainforest have a wingspan of 8 inches?! See more astounding facts about the rainforest with the Huffington Post.

Deforestation facts: Deforestation is the conversion of forested areas to non-forest land for use such as arable land, pasture, urban use, logged area, or wasteland. Deforestation can also be seen as removal of forests leading to several imbalances ecologically and environmentally and results in declines in habitat and biodiversity.

Deforestation facts: Deforestation is the conversion of forested areas to non-forest land for use such as arable land, pasture, urban use, logged area, or wasteland. Deforestation can also be seen as removal of forests leading to several imbalances ecologically and environmentally and results in declines in habitat and biodiversity.

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