Congo's Rainforest for Sale

Citing an article in the Guardian, Forum Realiance writes that since 2002, American and European companies have been buying up the rights to the Congo's virgin rainforests (Fr), paying less than US$20 million for an area roughly the size of Great Britain.

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  • stan

    Who the hell cares? Let them cut down the rainforest in Africa. The same is being done to the rainforest in South America, and all for profit. Thank you. Who the hell cares that people depend on the rainforest as the Guardian article pointed out? Who cares if the rainforests are “lungs of the planet”? Global warming is killing off the plankton in the oceans and these microscopic organisms supply most of the oxgen we breathe. Who the hell cares until we start choking for air?

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