Only after the last tree is cut. Only after the last river is poisoned. Only after the last fish is caught. Only then will you know that money can not eat. Indian Prophecy Very little attention has been paid to seriously the importance of saving the planet where we live, while we are allowed to be with this physical form, it is becoming more critical deterioration of the environment pollution, looting of natural wealth each country, where obsession with materialism, enrichment, at great environmental cost that has given way to big pollution, deforestation, polluted Earth have been contaminating the land, giving way to the greenhouse effect, climate changes little by little expressing, causing great disasters. Environment and Society, Year 10 No.
414, the matter gives us that only in South America accounts for 65% of the annual loss of forests of the world, and most deforestation occurs mostly in the Amazon region which lost 3.1 million hectares per year, over 40% of the world. According to FAO, South America has the greatest biodiversity on Earth. Deforestation affects their watershed and its rich soil. Produces droughts, floods, change in global and regional climate, but also results in migration, hunger and disease. Affect biodiversity and lifestyle of the inhabitants of the forests. The Amazon forest is considered the world's largest rainforest.
It occupies an area of approximately six million km2. and is home to countless species of plants and animals The current concern focuses on the constant pressures to which it is subject, including the continued progress of the agricultural frontier. It is known that deforestation is mainly to convert forests to agricultural land and livestock, and takes place at an alarming rate: about 13 million hectares per year.