Save the Trees!
by the Emmas and Tristen
1. In the years 2000 to 2005, China was responsible for 80% of the world's reforestation efforts.
2. The U.S. holds less than 5% of the earth's population, but we use over 30% of its paper!
3. 49% of deforestation is due to land cleared illegally for farming.
4. At the current rate of deforestation, all rainforest will be gone within the next 100 years.
5. 20% of Earth's oxygen is produced in the Amazon Rainforest.