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    In a world of shrinking forests, Peru creates 3.3 million acre national park in the Amazon

    Posted on by Gareth Mankoo

    Imagine the creation of a national park that is 22 times the size of Chicago! Yes, that’s what just happened with the establishment of a 3.3 million acre national park in Peru’s Sierra del Divisor mountain range. This makes the … Continue reading3

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    Your daily dose of beef is destroying the Amazon Rainforest

    Posted on by deepa

    The deforestation of tropical forest for is estimated to produce 17% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions and cattle farming is the biggest threat to the remaining Amazon rainforest. Reportedly, a fifth of the Amazon forest is already lost since … Continue reading3

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