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Old-growth rainforests vital for biodiversity

We live in an age of vanishing rainforests. Half of the world’s tropical forests have disappeared since World War II and roughly another 10 million hectares are being felled each year — the equivalent of 40 football fields every minute. It’s a bit of a no-brainer to say this is bad for biodiversity. After all, […] … learn more→