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Old 3rd December 2019, 08:20 AM   #41
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Originally Posted by The Don View Post
Any increase in forest coverage in North America and Europe is a drop in the ocean compared to the amount of tropical rain-forest being lost.
Perhaps, but it does suggest how to make progress: increased wealth. It's no coincidence that the regions with the most wealth are also the regions that are reforesting.
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