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Give the Congo Basin Forest a chance. TheCongo Basin Forestdoes not only shelter millions of local people and endangered animals but protects all of us from climate change. Will you let the world’s second largest rainforestdisappearat the hands of industrial logging and agribusiness?
In recent years, the rate ofdeforestationin the Congo Basin Forest, the world’s second largest tropical rainforest, has increased at an alarming rate. Theinadequate controlover the forest sector and increased demands from international markets have created the perfect scenario for agribusiness and industrial logging to expand and exhaust forest resources. People who once lived harmoniously with the forests are now faced withworsening povertyand conflicts over land.