It’s no secret that the total global rainforest area is decreasing drastically, particularly in Central America and there are multiple factors contributing to this changing landscape including large scale architecture, logging and cattle ranching. Forests cover 31% of the planet and 1.6 billion people rely on rainforests for food, water, clothing, medicine and shelter, however, 46-58 thousand square miles of forest are destroyed annually. 

In this infographic we’ve shone the light on the rainforest floor to reveal the growing problem of deforestation.

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