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  • In ChileBy: Tiffany Partain
  •  http://youtu.be/JntmHDm2qQw
  • Fun Facts About Chile 3rd largest wood chip producer 90% of animal species native to Chile are found nowhere else in the world Native rainforests include the world’s 2nd largest temperate rainforest ¼ - 1/3 of world’s remaining temperate rainforests are in Chile Araucaria and Alerce
  • How Bad Is It? 1994-1998 25,000 hectares lost in Araucania and Los Lagos Chile’s Central Bank Predicted unprotected forests would disappear within 20 years 80% of natural forests have been destroyed
  • What If It Continues? Desertification of landscapes Soil erosion Air and water pollution
  • What Can We Do About It? Only buy FSC certified products Use of solar ovens Mapuche Forest Model  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbNqtTl7Tyg
  • In Conclusion Deforestation in Chile is detrimental to the entire world Small changes can slow down the process
  • References http://www.mapuche-nation.org/english/html/environmental/enviro-23.htm http://www.rainforestconcern.org/files/auracaria.pdf http://content.undp.org/go/newsroom/2009/june/world-environment- day/los-hornos-solares-ayudan-a-chile-a-prevenir-la-deforestacin.en http://wwf.panda.org/who_we_are/wwf_offices/chile/about_chile/threats/ http://www.converge.org.nz/lac/articles/news990821a.htm http://www.srs.fs.usda.gov/econ/pubs/southernmarkets/southern-markets- 12.htm