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The rainforest needs your help. People are cutting down the rainforests for many reasons.

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The rainforest needs your help. People are cutting down the rainforests for many reasons. * People cut down tree for mahogany, teak etc. They cut them down to fast for the rainforest to recover its former strength. ...read more.

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* The soil suffers. Rainforest soil is poor. Nutrition is made from rotting leaves. When there are no trees to provide dead leaves the rain comes and washes the nutrition away. * Local tribes suffer. They have learnt to live sustainably in the rainforest. ...read more.

Conclusion

So before you buy anything, think... did this come from the rainforest in an unsustainable way? Maybe it was made of rare wood like mahogany or maybe the diamond necklace was found and dug up there. Whatever the reason, please don't get anything that has come from the rainforest unsustainably. This is our world. Save it. ...read more.

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