The rainforests contain two-thirds of all species of plants and animals on the planet. They soak up vast quantities of Carbon Dioxide helping to stave off the greenhouse effect.
Over the past century these important areas have been decimated for their wood. Thousands of species have been wiped out - many having never been identified.The financial incentives for loggers remain high and the destruction is relentless.
Is it possible that the cancer of destruction will destroy the lungs of the Earth before its rampage can be stopped?