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The rainforests are the lungs of the earth. Trees provide a carbon sink for 20% of the world's carbon. With increased deforestation, CO2 levels increase. redd-monitor.org

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21 Previously Unknown Reasons Why The World Needs You to Eat Vegan Today (And It Has Nothing To Do With The Animals)!

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Earth: #Earth ~ "Nearly half of the world's species of plants, animals, and microorganisms will be destroyed or severely threatened over the next quarter century, due to rainforest deforestation. Help spread the word before it's too late!"

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Stand With the Last Wild Orangutans – Donate Now if you can. The top 20 snack food brands are doing business with companies that are driving the last 60,600 wild orangutans to extinction, committing human rights violations and destroying rainforests we all rely on.

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from FREECYCLE

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animal agriculture is responsible for up to 91% of all the destruction in the Amazon and yet [environmental groups] still aren't talking about that~ courtesy #cowspiracy #eco #vegan raising animals for food is responsible for climate change, rainforest destruction, excessive water consumption, world hunger, wildlife extinction, land use ...

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Rainforest Facts – Infographic

“What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another.” ― Mahatma Gandhi Find out more about rainforests: http://grnr.in/187EmxX

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from The Artful Parent

Rainforest Books for Kids

Rainforest Books for Kids -- this selection is especially good for younger kids, focusing on the amazing plants and animals in the rainforests and not so much on destruction.

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Tree-kangaroos are macropods adapted for life in trees. They inhabit the tropical rainforests of New Guinea and far northeastern Queensland, and some of the islands in the region. Most tree-kangaroos are considered threatened due to hunting and habitat destruction.

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Honduran White bats are tiny. When curled up together under the shelter of a leaf, a group of these bats looks like a clump of cotton balls. They live primarily under heliconia leaves which makes rainforest destruction a serious threat to their survival.

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