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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > Climate change could destroy 80 per cent of rainforest by next century

Climate change could destroy 80 per cent of rainforest by next century

Date : 5th August 2010, Source : The Telegraph (UK)



Fewer than one in five of the plants and animals which currently live in the world's rainforests will still be here in 90 years time, a study predicts. Rainforests currently hold more than half of all the plant and animal species on Earth. However, scientists say the combined effects of climate change and deforestation may force them to adapt, move, or die.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/earthnews/7928296/Climate-change-could-destroy-80-per-cent-of-rainforest-by-next-century.html





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