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Home Submit and Request Essays Link Help Contact Us THE DESTRUCTION OF MAN KIND We know there will be problems in environmental terms many serious problems but it is a matter of economics There wont be any complete disaster and what we cannot solve well thats the price we have to pay - Eduardo Albuquerque Barbosa There is a constant war that is being fought in the rainforests of South America The death toll is one that far surpasses any other war in history Vietnam and World War II had minimal loss of life compared to this never ending battle It is predicted that by the year 2020 the casualties will reach 150 per day This total does not even include the loss of human life due to the lack of oxygen and the unsuitable living conditions This horrible scenario would be the result of mankinds failure to cooperate and live in harmony with the environment especially the rainforest of South America In the end the destruction of the rainforests will mean the destruction of mankind The devastation of the rainforest may be compared to playing a game of Russian Roulette One-forth of existing medicines are derived from tropical plants whose homes are in the rainforests of South America For every acre that is lost in the burning season there is one acre less that we have for possible life saving medicines About 70 percent of plants used in anti-cancer drugs come from the rain forest We are slowly destroying ourselves and the environment Whether we realize it or not the world could quickly come to an ecological halt Every day 144000 acres of the rainforests are cut down slashed andor put up in flames In 1974 Brazil started a forest fire of 206 million square feet 3900 square miles The fire ragged out of control and was later marked the largest
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