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An area of rainforest the size of central park is destroyed every 14 mins

Tropical rainforests are increasingly threatened—an area the size of Central Park is disappearing 14 minutes. 

Tropical forest loss is pushing millions of indigenous peoples into extreme poverty, contributing to global climate change, and causing unprecedented extinction of species. 

As deforestation pressures continue to intensify, assisting indigenous peoples to remain stewards of their ancestral lands is the most effective way to protect the rainforest and secure their livelihoods and culture.

The Rainforest Foundation has helped protect 28 million acres so far. You can help us do more by sharing this graphic and registering your support for the Rainforest Foundation.