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The Amazon rain forest (R), bordered by deforested land prepared for the planting of soybeans in  Mato Grosso state in western Brazil

The Amazon rain forest (R), bordered by deforested land prepared for the planting of soybeans in Mato Grosso state in western Brazil

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High-resolution Forest & Wood Stock Photos. Take a look at these great photos & you will get a great result with just one click!

Вырубка леса в Воронежской области

Вырубка леса в Воронежской области

Palm Oil Deforestation | Oil palms, originally from West Africa and South America, thrive in the tropics. Its introduction into Southeast Asia, including Malaysia and Indonesia, is a main drive of deforestation in those countries. Up to 300 football fields of forests are destroyed every hour for oil palm expansion. Indonesia, the largest producer of palm oil, made headlines when they were published in the 2008 Guinness World Records for the “Fastest Forest Destroyer.”

Palm Oil Deforestation | Oil palms, originally from West Africa and South America, thrive in the tropics. Its introduction into Southeast Asia, including Malaysia and Indonesia, is a main drive of deforestation in those countries. Up to 300 football fields of forests are destroyed every hour for oil palm expansion. Indonesia, the largest producer of palm oil, made headlines when they were published in the 2008 Guinness World Records for the “Fastest Forest Destroyer.”

Slum-dwelling residents of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, face bleak living conditions in the western hemisphere’s poorest country

Overpopulation, overconsumption – in pictures

Slum-dwelling residents of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, face bleak living conditions in the western hemisphere’s poorest country

Overextended water-usage create water shortage in California. Ground-water, rivers and dams in the state are extremely low and will run dry. "Nestlé Chairman: Water Not a Right, Should Be Given a 'Market Value' and Privatized."

Overextended water-usage create water shortage in California. Ground-water, rivers and dams in the state are extremely low and will run dry. "Nestlé Chairman: Water Not a Right, Should Be Given a 'Market Value' and Privatized."

A man photographs foliage in autumn color in central London, Britain.

A man photographs foliage in autumn color in central London, Britain.

Tsugaru railway in Aomori Japan. This unmanned station sits near a natural tunnel formed by blooming cherry blossoms in spring. It is a beautiful spring scene in Japan.

2015 National Geographic Photo Contest

Tsugaru railway in Aomori Japan. This unmanned station sits near a natural tunnel formed by blooming cherry blossoms in spring. It is a beautiful spring scene in Japan.

This natural-colour Landsat 5 time series shows the progression of deforestation in Rondonia, Brazil, from 1986 to 2006.

This natural-colour Landsat 5 time series shows the progression of deforestation in Rondonia, Brazil, from 1986 to 2006.

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