Forests around the world are under increasing pressure to satisfy the needs of people. Forests are home to many plant and animal species, including humans. They perform the important function of converting carbon dioxide to oxygen. Trees are also the source of the most abundant, environmentally - friendly and a useful material known to man as WOOD. It is the most widely - used fuel for cooking and heating, and it is the basic material for shelter.
Tropical forest are under particular pressure as they are located in developing countries where many people are struggling on a daily basis merely to survive. You may have heard some claims about the threats facing the rainforests and about people who's responsible. Let's look at the truth, you may be surprised!
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