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Poll shows ignorance over Rainforest role

Date : 4th July 2008, Source : The Telegraph (UK)



Most people are ignorant of the crucial role the rainforests play in keeping the global climate stable, a survey has revealed. More than 60 per cent of people questioned thought air travel and domestic heating produced more greenhouse gases than the destruction of the forests. In fact deforestation releases more CO2 into the atmosphere each year than all of the world's planes, trains and automobiles put together.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk:80/earth/main.jhtml?xml=/earth/2008/07/04/earainforest104.xml





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