Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Rainforest Images (Then and Now)

Before:
Historically, the rainforests of Southeast Asia have always been lush with green vegetation, and teeming sites of biodiversity.
Source: flawedthinkerthinks.blogspot.com
 Source: readtodo.info
 Source: blueplanetbiomes.org
Source: blueplanetbiomes.org
 
Source: blueplanetbiomes.org
After:
Now, however, the rainforests of Southeast Asia have suffered the effects of incessant deforestation. Deforestation and logging have created devastation in many regions of Southeast Asia's tropical forests.

Borneo's degradation over time is a prime example of the long-term effects of deforestation.
Source: http://earthtrends.wri.org
Source: http://blogs.ei.columbia.edu
Source: commercialpressuresonland.org


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