China’s rosewood craving cuts deep into Madagascar rainforests

“Prized timber is being felled illegally at increasing rate despite Cites ban and environmental outcryAnother day draws to its end in Antanandavehely, a peaceful village on the eastern slopes of the Masoala peninsula, the largest nature conservation…” (Source: www.theguardian.com).

GR:  Prosperous people in all countries are contributing to plant and animal extinctions.  International businesses, legal and illegal, are responsible for the marketing and delivery that produce profits for the wealthy minority. In all countries, the poor majority cuts the trees, picks the grapes, catches the fish, punches the cows, and loads the trucks.

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