the polar bear climate change photo

Started Mar 24, 2007 | Discussions thread
Chipsthe1 Veteran Member • Posts: 4,828
Re: Let's put things into perspective

Chato wrote:

What was it like to witness the cutting down of the last remaining
trees on Easter Island?

Were they too in denial? Did they say that sparing those last trees
was too much of a sacrifice to a culture based on using wood?

US Department of Agriculture reports that in 1630, there were 1 billion acres of forest in the US. In 1907 the number had dropped to 15 million. In 2000 they reported 747 million acres of forest.

Which proves nothing but I thought it was interesting.

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