Wednesday, 4 January 2012

THE AILING PLANET: THE GREEN MOVEMENT'S ROLE


                          The Ailing Planet: The Green Movement’s Role………
   It has been well said that forests precede mankind; deserts follow. The world’s ancient patrimony of tropical forests is now eroding at the rate of forty to fifty million acres a year, and the growing use of dung for burning deprives the soil of an important natural fertilizer. The World Band estimates that a five-fold increase in the rate of forest planting is needed to cope with the expected fuel wood demand in the year 2000.

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