As the Amazon rainforest suffers from massive logging operations, the Bendis company decided to help plant trees in the Amazon rainforest. If the project may seem minimal in view of the size of the task, it is a symbolic first step towards awareness.nce.
The Earth's lung is more threatened than it has ever been since Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro took office in early 2019. From January to July, the rate of deforestation in the Amazon jumped 50 times compared to the previous year. same period the previous year, according to satellite data provided by the National Institute for Space Research Inpe. In July, more than 1,340 km² of Amazon rainforest were destroyed, almost the size of the London metropolitan area, "onienne," The Guardian explains This is equivalent to the disappearance of three football fields per minute during that same month.s.
It is an invaluable source of biodiversity, it is a reservoir of carbon in the face of global warming, it is a climate regulator throughout the South American continent.
This tropical forest is home to a unique biodiversity: 40,000 plant species including 16,000 tree species, 2.5 million species of insects, 3,000 freshwater fish, 1,500 birds, 500 mammals, 550 reptiles And surely still much to discover. More than 2,000 new species have been identified and described since 1999, according to the WWF organization..