Tuesday, March 15, 2011

development.


Toxic emissions from what used to be the world's richest biotope.

In the 1960s, the Borneo rainforest was almost untouched. Today, 95 % of it is gone. The Borneo rainforest used to be the best preserved of the world's top three forests. Today, the deforestation is responsible for more toxic emissions than the pollution caused by all airlines in the world.
Some of the world's poorest people live there. They get poorer when their homes and livelihoods are taken from them.

That's development for you.

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