Rainforests

Facts:

  • Wood burning releases CO2 into the air.
     
  • Trees and plants remove CO2, a greenhouse gas greatly affecting global warming, from the atmosphere through photosynthesis.
     
  •  However, it has been calculated that 1.5 acres of rainforest are destroyed every second.

 

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