tropical rainforests cover only 2 percent of the earth’s surface but contain over half of the planet’s plant and animal species. the current rate of deforestation is about 1 acre every second (or an area the size of a football pitch, as seen in the third photo). this accounts for 20 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions, which is double what all cars, trucks and planes emit combined. rainforests also produce a fifth of the oxygen we breath (though most actually comes from phytoplankon in the ocean.)
photos by per anders petterson in fiejo, acre state, brazil, showing the average three acres that are cut down there every minute, and stian bergeland in altamira, para state, brazil. lungs of the earth by conservation international.
This is a good reason to always carry sidewalk chalk in the car.
You can tell what my favorite color is
but doesn’t it seem a bit wasteful to you
to throw away all of the time we spent perfecting our love
in close quarters and confines?
isn’t it wasteful?
“gamecube is now considered a classic console”
imagine if one day jesus and his disciples were eating bread and wine and shit and jesus didn’t even use a fork and peter was just like “dude were you born in a barn”
and jesus just
The only two reactions to this realization.
you know what’s cool
when you’re so used to a certain person’s voice that you can imagine them saying anything even if the person has never said that before
Man Overboard - Rare (x)